He denies two charges
Florin Butnaru, 31, of Freeman Street, Grimsby, also denied threatening the woman with a knife on Nelson Street on April 14.
He appeared in custody before Grimsby Crown Court and the case was adjourned until October 14 for a trial, with a time estimate of four days
Bail was refused and he was further remanded in custody.
The female victim, who is in her late 20s, was found wandering distressed and bare foot in nearby Freeman Street before the alarm was raised.
He was remanded in custody and will appear in court again on October 14th for a short trial.