MAGISTRATES have jailed a man after he kicked his girlfriend in the head and assaulted her with a golf club.

Leighton Brierley, aged 34, of Bromwich Street, Bolton, pleaded guilty to assaulting Tina Hanson on May 4 and causing damage, estimated at £100, to a window the previous day.

He also admitted damaging a window on May 7, assaulting James Williams on May 13 and threatening to smash his window and failing to surrender to court.

He was sentenced to 22 weeks in prison.