Man sen­tenced for as­sault

Kentish Express Ashford & District - - Cash-strapped Commuters -

An Ash­ford man was handed an 18-week sus­pended sen­tence for as­sault­ing a man and threat­en­ing an­other.

Dar­ren King, 44, of Lin­den Road, pleaded guilty to the of­fences when he ap­peared be­fore Chan­nel Mag­is­trates Court in Folke­stone.

King was sen­tenced to 18 weeks in prison but this was sus­pended for two years and he was or­dered to carry out 200 hours of un­paid work.

He was also told to pay £400 in com­pen­sa­tion and a to­tal of £170 in costs.

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