A CARDIGAN man is to stand trial accused of theft.

Jamie Lee Parker, of Ridgeway, Cardigan, is accused of stealing a purse and its contents in the town on October 11 last year.

The 40-year-old pleaded not guilty when he appeared before magistrates at Aberystwyth Justice Centre and he was remanded on unconditional bail until July 1, when a date has been set for his trial.