THURSDAY, AUGUST 23: A 49-year-old man appeared in court today charged with wounding his ex-girlfriend.

Gerald Smith pleaded not guilty to entering a home on School’s Drive on August 16 as a trespasser and inflicting actual bodily harm on Sharon Davis. He also denied wounding her on the same occasion.

Mr Smith also denied causing grievous bodily harm to Andrew Wilson in another incident on August 18.

The court heard the two matters are connected.

Senior Magistrate Archibald Warner adjourned the matter to trail on December. Mr Smith was remanded into custody.