Man admits beating pair

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A MAN has been ordered to pay £100 after admitting assaulting two people by beating them.

Andrew Clue, 49, assaulted the man and woman on February 21 in Victoria Road, Emsworth.

Clue, of Victoria Road, Emsworth, was given a 12-month conditional discharge.

Portsmouth magistrates ordered him to pay a £15 victim surcharge and £85 costs towards the Crown Prosecution Service.