Magistrates order man to pay out £300

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A MAN has been spared from being sent to jail after assaulting a woman and being caught with cocaine.

Jason Leabon, 38, of Chichester Road, North End, admitted having the class A drug and assault occasioning actual bodily harm on February 4.

Portsmouth magistrates imposed a 26-week term suspended for a year.

He must complete 20 rehabilitation activities days.

Leabon must pay a £115 victim surcharge and £85 prosecution costs.

He was fined £100 for having drugs.