Decorator admits beating partner but avoids jail

The Westmorland Gazette: South Lakeland Magistrates' Court South Lakeland Magistrates' Court

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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