A DEESIDE man has pleaded not guilty to a charge of attempted murder and another of wounding with intent.

Nathan Mark Roberts, 28, of Chester Close in Shotton, appeared at Mold Crown Court via videolink from Altcourse Prison.

Both charges relate to an incident October 21, when another man, Karl Johnson, was stabbed 49 times at the entrance of Corus Steel in Garden City.

Roberts was remanded in custody and will face a trial in the same court on March 2 next year.