Tracadie man pleads not guilty to sexually assaulting person younger than 16 years old

A Tracadie man is facing sexual assault charges involving a person younger than 16 years of age.

On Wednesday, Serge Hache pleaded not guilty to the charge relating to several incidents alleged to have occurred between 2009 and 2013.

A court-ordered publication ban is in place to protect the identity of the alleged victim.

Hache's trial date is set for August 10th.

(with files from CKLE)