A MAN will appear in court accused of assault after a female member of staff at a McDonald's drive through was allegedly punched in the face.

A 29-year-old man, from Ringwood in Hampshire, has been issued with a postal requisition to appear at Poole Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday October 15 for an offence of assault.

The alleged incident took place at McDonald's in Ringwood Road, Ferndown on Sunday May 5 at 3.25am.

Following a CCTV appeal, a man came forward in connection with the incident.