A 15-YEAR-OLD accused of producing cannabis has appeared at court.

The Vietnamese national denied the single count at a hearing held on Friday.

Prosecutors allege that he produced a quantity of cannabis while in Begbroke, Oxfordshire.

It is claimed that he made the class B drug on July 24 this year.

At the hearing at Oxford Crown Court he pleaded not guilty to the single count that he faces.

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A trial date was set for the case, which is expected to last up to two days, and will be heard at the same court on January 20 next year.

He was remanded in custody in the meantime.