A BUCKFASTLEIGH man has denied assaulting a woman.Dennis Ham, aged 28, of Plymouth Road, has pleaded not guilty to a charge of assaulting a woman by beating on January 15 of this year.He also denies having a blade, a kitchen knife, in Chapel Street, Buckfastleigh, on January 7, without good reason or lawful authority.He is also charged twice with damaging the woman’s door.South and West Devon Magistrates' Court remanded him in custody until February 2 to appear before Newton Abbot Magistrates’ Court.