A NEWPORT woman found guilty at trial of assaulting a hospital security guard has been sentenced.

Michelle Juliet Edlin, of High Street, appeared before Isle of Wight magistrates on Thursday, January 13.

The 50-year-old denied assault by beating of an emergency worker­ ­— namely a St Mary's Hospital security guard ­— but was found guilty at trial.

The caught heard Edlin assaulted the male worker on December 14, 2020.

Edlin was given a 12-month conditional discharge, and ordered to pay £50 compensation to her victim.

She was also ordered to pay costs of £650 and a £22 surcharge.