A man has denied breaking into a house with a large kitchen knife on New Year’s Day and attacking another man.

Darren Mayle, 33, of Aldersbrook Drive, Kingston appeared at Kingston Crown Court on Friday, March 21 charged with aggravated burglary.

He is alleged to have hurt Martin Brammelly at St Albans Road on January 1, this year.

Mr Mayle is expected to face trial in the week beginning June 23.