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Decorator admits beating partner but avoids jail
3:41pm Friday 11th July 2014 in News
A KENDAL decorator has been given a suspended 90-day prison sentence by South Lakeland magistrates for assaulting his partner at their home.
Matthew Atkinson, of Garburn Road, admitted assault by beating.
He received a 12-month supervision order, and was told to pay £100 compensation, £85 costs and an £80 victim surcharge.
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