Thug admits assaulting man
An Ashford man received a suspended sentence after he admitted assaulting a man in Park Street on January 25. Daniel Spectraam Newton, of Park Street, appeared before Folkestone Magistrates’ Court last Thursday charged with common assault. The 34-year-old was sentenced to eight weeks in prison, suspended for 12 months. He was also ordered to pay £100 compensation, £85 costs and an £80 victim surcharge.