Man as­saulted ex-part­ner in scuf­fle

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A MAN as­saulted his ex-part­ner af­ter ac­cus­ing her of see­ing other men, a court heard.

Jonathan Owen Kee­ble, 27, hit the woman dur­ing a scuf­fle as he left her house, pros­e­cu­tors said.

At Mac­cles­field mag­is­trates’ court, Kee­ble, of Coro­na­tion Street, Mac­cles­field, ad­mit­ted as­sault by beat­ing.

He was sen­tenced to a 12 month com­mu­nity or­der, in­clud­ing 15 days re­ha­bil­i­ta­tion ac­tiv­ity and 50 hours un­paid work.

Kate Marchuk, pros­e­cut­ing, said: “Po­lice were called to re­ports of a do­mes­tic in­ci­dent on War­wick Street on March 30.

“The vic­tim said she had been in re­la­tion­ship with the de­fen­dant for four years.

“How­ever, the week be­fore she had ended the re­la­tion­ship.

“The de­fen­dant came to the ad­dress at 12.15pm.

“He ac­cused [his ex] of be­ing with other men.

“He then tried to grab her phone to look at her Face­book ac­count.”

Les­ley Her­man, de­fend­ing, said Mr Kee­ble ac­cepts he made con­tact with the com­plainant while she was be­hind him and push­ing her dur­ing the scuf­fle.

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