£220 bill for assault

A JUDGE ordered a man to do 100 hours of unpaid work.

Tuesday, 1st November 2016, 6:00 am
Updated Tuesday, 1st November 2016, 9:34 pm

Christopher Melhuish, 29, of Tutor Close, Southsea, admitted two charges of assault by beating and theft from Aldi on September 18.

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He also admitted failing to surrender to custody and was detained at Portsmouth Magistrates’ Court.

He received a community order and must pay £50 compensation, an £85 victim surcharge and £85 costs.