A St Helens man has appeared at Liverpool Crown Court 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 was remanded in custody to await his trial on January 11.