A MAN is due to stand trial accused of causing actual bodily harm.

Michael Torkington is alleged to have committed the offence in Barrow on November 21.

The 19-year-old has been accused of assaulting a police officer.

He is said to have assaulted PC Dugdale in the exercise of her duty on the same date.

The defendant is due to stand trial in front of a jury regarding the charges.

He has been scheduled to appear at Preston Crown Court for a hearing on February 19.