Gosport man pleads guilty to assault charge

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AN attacker has been given a conditional discharge.

Russell King, from Beryton Road, Gosport, pleaded guilty to assaulting Peter Godfrey by beating him in Forton Road, Gosport, on March 27.

The 30-year-old was given a 12-month conditional discharge by Fareham magistrates.

King was also ordered to pay £150 in court costs.