A MAN has been fined for damaging a cell at Kidderminster Police Station.

Zainul Abideen, aged 22, of no fixed abode, pleaded guilty to criminal damage when he appeared at Kidderminster Magistrates' Court on Saturday (October 12).

The damage was caused the previous day.

Magistrates fined him £50 and ordered him to pay £13 in compensation, a £32 victim surcharge and £135 to the Crown Prosecution Service.

In a case on Friday (October 11), a Kidderminster man was ordered to undergo treatment for alcohol dependency after he assaulted a man and broke his television.

Lee Goodman, of The Oaklands, pleaded guilty to criminal damage and changed his plea to guilty for the assault charge.

The 45-year-old assaulted the man and caused £650 worth of damage to his LG TV on August 13 this year.

A community order was made, requiring Goodman to undergo alcohol treatment at Swanswell for six months. He must also comply with a curfew with electronic monitoring for 15 weeks.

Magistrates granted a restraining order for the assault victim and ordered Goodman to pay a £90 victim surcharge on top of £250 in court costs.

At Magistrates' Court on Monday (October 14), a Kidderminster man was fined for beating up a woman.

David Potter, of Claines Crescent, pleaded guilty to committing assault by beating on October 12 this year.

The 63-year-old was fined £100 and ordered to pay £32 to victim services plus £135 in court costs.