Man allegedly bit woman on cheek in Sydney

A man has been charged after he allegedly bit a woman on the cheek before indecently assaulting her in Sydney's inner city.

A 22-year-old woman was inside a licensed premises in Darlinghurst when a 22-year-old man allegedly approached her, bit her on the cheek and then indecently assaulted her about 2am on Sunday.

The woman alerted security who contacted police and the man was charged with assault with an act of indecency, common assault and breach of bail, NSW Police said in a statement.

He was refused bail and is due to appear at Parramatta Bail Court on Sunday.