A SOUTHAMPTON woman who assaulted a woman has been handed a restraining order.

Emily Jane Lambert, 24, assaulted a woman in Southampton on October 19 last year.

Appearing at Southampton Magistrates' Court, she pleaded not guilty but was found guilty of assault by beating.

Lambert, of Luck Road, Southampton, was handed a restraining order banning her from contacting her victim directly or indirectly.

She was ordered to pay compensation of £400.