A FORDINGBRIDGE man has been remanded in custody after being charged with assaulting two boys.

Martyn Jeffery Quinn, aged 65, of Fordingbridge, has been charged with two counts of assaulting a boy under 13 by touching.

Police say the charges come after two boys, aged 11 and 12, were reportedly "inappropriately touched" at around 4.30pm on Sunday January 2 on Gore Road in New Milton.

Quinn appeared at Southampton Magistrates Court court yesterday (Thursday January 6) and was remanded in custody.

He will appear at Southampton Crown Court on Monday February 7.