A Ruthin man who denies a robbery charge will go on trial in July.

Defendant James Marsh, aged 29, of Bryn Haul, Rhos Street in Ruthin, is charged with robbing a man of £130 in cash.

He previously pleaded not guilty and his case was listed for a mention hearing at Mold Crown Court today.

Judge Rhys Rowlands rebailed him pending his trial on July 25 on condition that he does not enter The Co-op Store in Station Road, Ruthin.

The judge also imposed conditions that he is not to enter the Wine Vaults or the Corporation Arms public houses in the town.

He is not to contact prosecution witnesses.

It is alleged that at about 9 p.m. on October 7 last year that he robbed Huw Sandler of £130 in cash.

The defendant also denies that he assaulted a police officer.

His trial is expected to last some two days.