A man will stand trial in September accused of biting off the tip of a man’s finger and throwing a pan at a woman.

Prosecutors claim Richard Piercy, 34, attacked the man and woman at their house in Longcot, near Faringdon, on April 6.

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Appearing before Oxford Crown Court on Monday afternoon, Piercy, of no fixed address, pleaded not guilty to two counts of wounding with intent.

Judge Nigel Daly remanded him in custody to return to the St Aldates courthouse on September 19 for his trial.

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Piercy, who was represented by barrister Peter du Feu, spoke only to confirm his name, not guilty pleas and that he understood the judge.

Nick Mather appeared for the Crown Prosecution Service via the court’s video link system.

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