A WOMAN from Halesowen has pleaded guilty to assault.

Abigail Pearsall, of Coombe Hill, Cradley Heath assaulted Amanda Danby by beating in 2017.

The 54-year-old was fined £120 and ordered to pay £200 in compensation by Walsall Magistrates Court.

Also, before magistrates at Walsall, a 53-year-old man was found guilty of assault that took place on May 29 last year.

Jefferey Thompson of Grange Road, Stourbridge was handed a restraining order after being found guilty of assault by beating.

He was also ordered to pay £620 to the Crown Prosecution Service and £100 in compensation.

At Wolverhampton Magistrates Court, a 38-year-old man from Brierley hill was given a 19-week suspended sentence for a series of motoring offences.

Tomas Pulplauskas from Stourbridge Road drove a vehicle without a licence or insurance and was ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £128.

Whilst driving he was also under in the influence of alcohol, having consumed 99 micrograms over the legal limit.

Pulplauskas, who had similar previous convictions, was also told to abstain from drinking alcohol for 90 days.

At Dudley Magistrates Court, a Dudley man pleaded guilty to stealing alcohol, cigarettes and cash to the value of £8,300.

Nathan Fletcher of Willow Road admitted stealing from Minty’s Mini Market on Wolverhampton Street on March 17.

The 25-year-old was handed a curfew with electronic monitoring for 16 weeks.

He was also ordered to pay £780 in charges and to attend 10 days of rehabilitation activity.

Also, at Dudley Magistrates Court this week, a woman from Pensnett was handed a four-week suspended sentence for drink driving.

Julie Lavender of High Street pleaded guilty to driving a Mini Cooper on Smithy Lane, Gornal after consuming 100 micrograms of alcohol over the legal limit.

The sentence was suspended for 18 months to allow rehabilitation in the community.

The 49-year-old was also disqualified from driving for 28 months and ordered to pay a £128 victim surcharge.