Gosport man admits to pub assault

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A 61-YEAR-OLD man has been given a suspended sentence for assault.

Bernard Tingley pleaded guilty to assaulting a man at the Foresters Arms pub in Anns Hill Road, Gosport, on New Year’s Day.

Tingley, from Chilworth Grove, Gosport, was sentenced to three months in jail suspended for a year and put under supervision for 12 months by Fareham magistrates.

He was given a curfew ordering him not to leave his home between 6pm and 6am for three months which will be monitored by an electronic tag.

Tingley was told to pay £150 costs and £100 compensation and banned from the Foresters Arms for three months.