December trial date for Hitchin man Shabbir Dad after he pleads not guilty to sexually assaulting 12-year-old girl

A Hitchin man accused of sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl is to face a trial by jury in Decemb

A Hitchin man accused of sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl is to face a trial by jury in December. - Credit: Archant

A Hitchin man accused of sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl is to face a trial by jury in December.

Shabbir Dad, 36, of Desborough Road, pleaded not guilty to two counts of sexual assault against a girl under the age of 13 when he appeared at Cambridge Crown Court this morning.

It is alleged between 4pm to 4.30pm on Friday, June 24, a 12-year-old girl was sexually assaulted in the woods opposite Watersmeet off Grove Road in Hitchin.

Dad is due to stand trial at Cambridge Crown Court on December 14.