A JEALOUS boyfriend whipped his 18-year-old partner with his laptop lead because he believed she was cheating on him.

Nicole Moyo, from Little Hulton, suffered whelts on both arms and was checked in hospital for possible fractures, Manchester Magistrates Court heard.

Petit Nswale, aged 19, of Stretford Road, Stretford, pleaded guilty to assaulting his partner and will be sentenced on March 6.

Bailing Nswale, District Judge Mark Hadfield ordered him not to contact Miss Moyo or enter Little Hulton.