A MAN has been handed a suspended sentence after assaulting a woman.

Daniel Simcock, of Abbey Lane, Leigh admitted carrying out the assault when he appeared at Wigan and Leigh Magistrates' Court.

The 30-year-old also pleaded guilty to other charges including causing £500 worth of damage at Bickershaw Village Community Hall.

He was given a sentence of five months suspended for two years and told to complete 100 hours of unpaid work.

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Simcock has been excluded from the Bickershaw Lane venue for two years and must pay compensation fees of £600 and carry out an alcohol treatment course.