A MAN who 'used a milkshake machine as a weapon' has been handed a suspended sentence.
Darren Hider, 29, of Little Hackets, Leigh Park, admitted assault by beating on April 22 in Horndean.
Portsmouth magistrates imposed an eight-week jail term suspended for six months.
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Magistrates said it was a sustained incident, he grabbed the victim's collar, threw glass, used a picture frame and milkshake machine as a weapon and has a poor record of offending.
Hider must pay £75 compensation, and be electronically tagged for an eight-week 8pm-5am curfew.