Richmond man given community order for assaulting woman

York Magistrates' Court.

A Richmond man has been ordered to do 140 hours of unpaid work for assaulting a woman.

Shane Dale, 38, of Bridge Terrace, Richmond, appeared at York Magistrates Court yesterday after admitting assaulting the woman at an earlier hearing.

He also admitted damaging a car belonging to the victim.

Both incidents occurred in Richmond on January 31, this year.

He was given a community order requiring him to attend a Building Better Relationships programme.

Dale was also ordered to carry out 140 hours of unpaid work and pay £600 in compensation.

The magistrates said they had taken the defendant’s guilty plea into account when imposing sentence.