AN ISLE of Wight man who assaulted a woman at a railway station on the mainland has been sentenced.

Luke Connelly, of Cypress Road, Newport, appeared before Nottingham magistrates on Tuesday, January 30.

The 27-year-old denied assault by beating in Nottingham, on May 30 of last year, but was found guilty at trial.

He was also charged, and admitted, using threatening/abusive words/behaviour likely to cause harassment, alarm or distress.

The court heard he assaulted a woman at Attenborough Railway Station.

Connelly was made subject of a 12-month community order, to include 15 rehabilitation days.

He was ordered to pay a £114 surcharge.