A MAN will face court over charges of stalking and sexual assault.

Samuel Apenteng, 32, of Bardsley Close, Colchester, will appear at Chelmsford Crown Court on July 13.

Police arrested a man at around 2.40am on Thursday, June 14, following reports that a woman, aged in her 20s, was sexually assaulted while waiting for a bus in North Station Road, Colchester, on Wednesday, May 30.

The man was then arrested after five women, aged between 15 and 28, reported they had been stalked between Wednesday, February 28 and Thursday, June 14.

Apenteng, who has denied all counts, has been remanded in custody.