The trial of a man charged with five counts of assaulting women has been adjourned until April.

Patrick Galvin, 36, of Clacton Road in Walthamstow, allegedly assaulted Susanne Baker by beating her between July 20 and November 2 last year.

He is also alleged to have assaulted Fara Ishaq on October 5.

He was bailed after a hearing at Thames Magistrates’ Court last week.

He is now due to appear at Stratford Magistrates’ Court on April 7.