A SANDOWN man has admitted hitting a woman with a glass bottle, causing head injuries.

Jamie Simpson pleaded guilty to afflicting grievous bodily harm without intent on Yavana Dix on December 20, when he appeared by video link at the Isle of Wight Crown Court today (Thursday).

As previously reported, the victim was left bruised and bleeding after the attack and needed six stitches above her eye.

The attack happened near her home, at Lake Hill, Sandown.

Following the assault, the victim's brother shared a picture on social media, showing the extent of her injuries.

Simpson, 30, of Culver Parade, has been in custody since his arrest, and will remain in custody until his next court appearance — for sentencing on July 9.

Sentencing was adjourned for a pre-sentence probation report.