A SOUTHAMPTON man who assaulted a paramedic has been jailed.

Leon Grant Sails, 32, assaulted the emergency worker in Bernard Street, Southampton, on July 16.

He also stole bottles of alcohol from John Lewis at Westquay shopping centre on May 30.

Appearing at Southampton Magistrates' Court, Salis, of Millbrook Road West, Southampton, pleaded guilty to assault and theft.

He was jailed for 20 days and ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £115.