A SOUTHAMPTON man has been jailed for attacking his family.

Billy Reece O'Brien has been locked up for three-months.

The 23-year-old of Lumpy Lane showed a shocking level of violence, according to court documents.

During one serious assault on August 8, a family member suffered a broken nose

O'Brien was convicted of ABH, criminal damage assault by beating against a police officer and two counts of assault by beating.

Southampton Magistrates' Court, heard that the offences which happened in June and August this year were committed while he was on bail.

They were also aggravated by his previous record

He was jailed for three months and ordered to pay a £128 victim surcharge.