A MAN is to stand trial accused of targeting and pestering a string of young women in the street.

Adnan Ahmed, 37, is also alleged to have sexually assaulted a number of them.

The crimes are said to have mainly occurred in Glasgow city centre between May 2016 and January this year.

It is claimed he pressured one woman into giving him her phone number - and then sent a message "referring to sex".

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Another is said to have been approached in a secluded lane.

One woman was alleged in such "fear and alarm" that she went to a hotel to get away.

Ahmed is further accused of filming himself approaching a female.

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He denies a total of 18 charges at Glasgow Sheriff Court.

These included behaving in a threatening and abusive manner as well as sexual assault.

Sheriff Joseph Platt set a trial for July this year.


The case could last 10 days.