A St Helens man has been charged with sexually assaulting a teenage girl.
Mark Owen McCauley, of North Road, St Helens, appeared before Liverpool Crown Court this week.
The 25-year-old has been charged with sexual touching.
Detectives in St Helens launched an investigation after a 17-year-old was sexually assaulted as she walked along a path near Ravenhead Road on July 15.
McCauley appeared before St Helens Magistrates Court last week. He did spoke only to provide his name and address.