A MAN accused of an axe crime in Redditch has had his trial date fixed at Worcester Crown Court.

Yardan Steer, aged 20, of Newland Close, Redditch, denied having an offensive weapon, an axe, in Studley Road on April 30.

He also pleaded not guilty to wounding Josh Heason with intent to cause him grievous bodily harm on the same day.

Granting him bail, Judge John Cavell said his four-day trial would begin on June 17 next year.