A MAN has appeared in court charged with assaulting two women.

Stuart Barwise, 35, of no fixed abode, allegedly assaulted Bernadette Hogarth and Katie Murray during an incident on February 22 at High Ridge in Kendal.

He also denied breaching a restraining order and damaging a door when he appeared at South Cumbria Magistrates Court.

He will be back in court today for another hearing.