A SOUTHAMPTON man has been hit with a bill of almost £2,000 for damaging a car.

Sebastian Rogowski damaged a Toyota Yaris in Winchester Road, Southampton.

Appearing before Southampton Magistrates' Court, the 29-year-old also of Winchester Road, was charged with a single count of criminal damage to which he pleaded guilty.

He has been ordered to pay £1,580 in compensation and £400 in court costs.

Rogowski has also been handed a restraining order not to contact the owner of the car for two years.