A MAN has been jailed for three months after assaulting two people the day after his lengthy prison sentence ended.

Warren Anderton, of no fixed abode, admitted attacking a male and a female in Leigh on September 30.

The 43-year-old appeared at Wigan and Leigh Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday.

The court imposed a restraining order banning him from contacting the male victim in any way for 12 months.

Anderton also has to pay a £115 victim surcharge.

Benjamin Higginson, of no fixed abode, was jailed for 14 days after admitting stealing a hat from the Game store in Leigh on September 2 while on licence following his release from prison.

The 29-year-old also admitted failing to comply with post-sentence supervision requirements.

On top of his custodial sentence Higginson was ordered to pay a £115 victim surcharge.

Thomas King, of Shadwell Grove, Leigh, admitted an arson attack in the close that caused £5,500 worth of damage to a council house on February 5.

Greater Manchester Police launched an appeal to find the 23-year-old last month after he had not been in contact with family or neighbours for more than two weeks.

King was remanded in custody and is set to return to the court for sentencing on October 27.

The case was adjourned for a pre-sentence report to be prepared.

Patrick Moran, of no fixed abode, was conditionally discharged for a year after admitting intentionally damaging a window at Spinning Gate Shopping Centre in Leigh on Monday.

The 25-year-old caused £2,000 worth of damage.

He was not ordered to pay any money for the crime due to his lack of means.

Sean Bourke, of Firs Lane, Leigh, was conditionally discharged for 12 months on Monday after admitting intentionally damaging someone’s gate in Wigan on Sunday.

The 39-year-old caused £100 worth of damage.

He was ordered to pay £100 compensation, a £20 victim surcharge and £85 court costs.

Joseph Jeffreys, of Cinnamon Avenue, Hindley Green, behaved in a manner which breaching the peace in Wigan on Monday.

The 25-year-old was bound over in the sum of £100 for 12 months to keep the peace.