A 47-YEAR-OLD Stroud man who was convicted of assaulting a woman has been sent to prison.

Wayne Bennett, of Bridgeside, Cainscross, admitted breaching the terms of a suspended sentence order imposed for the assault on July 10, when he appeared before Cheltenham magistrates on December 22.

He had failed to keep probation service appointments as ordered.

Bennett assaulted a woman in Stroud and was convicted after a trial.

He was jailed for six months.

Order issued