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.