MAGISTRATES have ordered a Basingstoke resident to complete unpaid work after a man was assaulted.

Lorcan Loughrey, of Homesteads Road, on Saturday, December 31 last year assaulted a man in Basingstoke.

During a hearing at Basingstoke Magistrates' Court on Tuesday, November 28, Loughrey was sentenced for the offence.

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The 35-year-old pleaded not guilty on Monday, April 17 but was found guilty on Monday, October 2.

Magistrates ordered 40 hours of unpaid work to be completed. 

Court costs of £620 and a surcharge fee of £114 must also be paid.