A MAN has been sentenced after assaulting two men in M&S in Yate. 

Asa Manders, aged 47, of Bristol Road, Cromhall, pleaded guilty to two counts of assault which took place in the Yate M&S on November 1 last year. 

He also admitted stealing £332 worth of items from a Tesco in Bristol as well as £18 worth of items from an M&S in Bristol on the same day. 

The case was heard at Bristol Magistrates Court on January 30. 

He was ordered to pay £200 in compensation and told to attend 15 days of rehabilitation activity.