A SOUTHAMPTON man with a violent record has been jailed for assaulting a teenager.

Conner James Brackstone appeared in court on June 20 following the assault of a boy under the age of 18 this year.

The court heard how the 25-year-old had a "previous violent record", adding that the offence was "serious" due to the age of the victim.

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Appearing at Southampton Magistrates' Court, he admitted assault by beating.

Brackstone, of Devonshire Road, Southampton, was jailed for six weeks and ordered to pay compensation of £100.

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