A MAN accused of a serious assault in Winchester city centre will go on trial next month.

Long Fei Zheng, 49, will stand trial at Winchester Crown Court on February 28 accused of wounding with intent.

The charge relates to an incident on September 9, last year, when 37-year-old Lin Xin was found with stab wounds in Andover Road, at an address close to the Carfax junction.

Long, of Vernham Road, Weeke, remains in custody.