Jail for man who spat at train staff at Havant station

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A MAN who spat at train staff and headbutted a guard has been jailed.

Peter Watters, 22, admitted a charge of battery against Russell Burgess at Havant train station on July 6 last year.

He also admitted battery against Craig Bannister on the same day.

Watters, of Grassmere Way, Waterlooville, also admitted using threatening, abusive, insulting words or behaviour with intent to cause fear of violence or provoke violence at the train station.

Portsmouth magistrates said he was abusive to staff on the station, headbutted a guard and spat at a member of train staff.

Watters also admitted battery, using violence to secure entry to premises in Lords Street, Portsmouth, and obstructing a PC on January 18.

The defendant admitted breaching a restraining order by contacting two people on January 12 in Havant.

Magistrates jailed him for four months in total.