A SOUTHAMPTON man kicked his victim in the face and body while carrying out an unprovoked assault.

Adam Stanislaw Moneta appeared before court following an assault on a man on June 7 on Shirley Road.

The court heard how the 37-year-old carried out a "serious, unprovoked" assault upon a member of the public, and how he had kicked his victim in the face and body while he was on the ground.

Appearing at Southampton Magistrates' Court, he pleaded not guilty but was found guilty of causing actual bodily harm.

Moneta, of Lodge Road, Southampton, was committed to prison for 26 weeks and ordered to pay compensation of £500.

He was also ordered to pay court costs of £250.