A MAN in his 40s has been remanded in custody after facing charges of sexually assaulting a teenager.

Madharudeen Mohamed, 46, of St Oswald's Street, Hartlepool, appeared before magistrates in Teesside on Friday on two charges of sexual assault, in connection with an alleged incident on Hartlepool's Raby Road on Friday, March 22.

He will next appear at Teesside Crown Court on Tuesday, April 23.