AN ANDOVER woman has denied abusive behaviour against three children for more than a year. 

The woman appeared at Winchester Crown Court on Wednesday, February 15, accused of three counts of abuse to three children aged between three and eight years of age.

The court heard that the alleged abuse took place between August 1, 2022 and June 16, last year.

During the hearing the woman pleaded not guilty to three counts of assault / ill-treat / neglect / abandon a child / young person to cause unnecessary suffering / injury.

The case was adjourned and a trial is expected to be heard at Winchester Crown Court on August 12.