Restraining order after attack

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A MAN who attacked his former partner after accusing her of being in a relationship with someone else has been ordered to complete 250 hours of unpaid work.

Barry Waumsley (35) left Susan Waumsley with bruising and red marks around her neck after “grabbing” her at her home in Spalding.

He appeared before Spalding Magistrates’ Court for sentencing on Tuesday after being found guilty following a trial at the court.

Jim Clare, prosecuting, said Waumsley had been looking after the couple’s three younger children on October 15 when the row broke out.

He told the court how Waumsley had texted Mrs Waumsley while she was in London for the day saying he had been looking at her emails.

When she finally returned home at 8.45pm, she reported how she could smell alcohol and she was “scared”.

Mr Clare said Waumsley threw a laptop on the floor before approaching Mrs Waumsley, who eventually ran out into the street to alert neighbours.

Waumsley declined to make any comment to the court.

Magistrates gave Waumsley, of Churchill Road, Stamford, a 12-month community order with the unpaid work requirement, and told him to pay £250 in costs.

A 12-month restraining order was also imposed, meaning Waumsley must not contact his former partner, except for matters relating to their children, or to attend her home in Shearers Drive, Spalding.