A London photographer held in police custody since May has pleaded not guilty to charges of attempted rape and sexual assault.

Lee Christopher Cropper, 30, of Tottenham, London N4 was arrested on 12 May and charged with an attempted rape and a sexual assault on a female.

Cropper entered a not guilty plea when he appeared at Wood Green Crown Court on 2 September.

He is next due to appear at the same court on 30 September.

The photographer?s clients are understood to include several celebrities.