A MAN from the area has been sentenced after assaulting a woman. 

George Manders, aged 67, of Bristol Road, Cromhall, admitted assaulting a woman on September 20 last year. 

He pleaded guilty at Bristol Magistrates Court on Friday, January 26.

He was fined £200 and ordered to pay a surcharge of £80 plus £85 in costs - a total of £365.