Man guilty of assault

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A BELPER man has been found guilty of assault and criminal damage.

Carl Postles, 72, of Chevin Road, Belper, appeared in court in Derby.

Southern Derbyshire Magistrates Court heard how, on August 2 last year, he assaulted Martin Williams, of Derby.

The court was also told that Postles damaged the 64-year-old’s reading glasses.

It was heard that the assault and criminal damage happened off Chevin Road in Belper.

Postles was given a conditional discharge.

He was also ordered by magistrates to pay £55 compensation to Mr Williams.