A MAN who assaulted a woman and damaged her front door has been ordered to carry out 40 hours of unpaid work.

At Manchester Magistrates’ Court Richard Harper, aged 29, of Park Road, Little Lever, pleaded guilty to committing the offences on November 2.

As part of his community sentence he must participate in 20 days of rehabilitation activities and pay his victim £60 in compensation.

Harper was also ordered to pay £175 in costs and charges and a restraining order was made banning him from contacting the woman or going to Market Street, Radcliffe.