A man is due to appear in court today charged with five counts of assaulting women.

Patrick Galvin, 36, of Clacton Road in Walthamstow, is alleged to have assaulted Susanne Baker by beating her four times between July 20 and November 2 last year.

He also faces a charge of assaulting Fara Ishaq by beating her on October 5.

Galvin will appear at Thames Magistrates’ Court tomorrow.

He denies all charges.