Detectives have charged a 27-year-old man following an assault on an elderly man in Andover on February 1.

Liam Smith of Richard Wells Terrace in Ludgershall, Wiltshire was charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm.

He appeared at Basingstoke Magistrates Court on Saturday, February 14 and was released on bail. He is next due to appear at Winchester Crown Court on March 4.