A BOY aged 15 from Yate has appeared in court charged with assaulting a male. 

The incident is alleged to have happened in Little Stoke Lane near Bradley Stoke on June 5.

The boy - who cannot be named for legal reasons - is charged with assault by beating.

Bristol Magistrates' Court heard the case on Wednesday.

No plea was entered and the boy will next appear at the same court on January 17.