An Andover man will face a trial after being accused of having an axe in a public place.

Guy Patrick Ayers, of Stubbs Court, pleaded not guilty to having a weapon on Bridge Street on October 27, 2020.

He appeared at Basingstoke Magistrates’ Court on Thursday, December 3.

The 42-year-old was remanded on unconditional bail until May 17, 2021, where a trial is set to take place.