A man has been jailed after punching a Tesco worker and headbutting the window of a bakery. 

Jordan Ashley Burnell, of Cecil Road in Bournemouth, was sentenced at Southampton Magistrates’ Court on Friday, June 7 following the incidents in Ringwood on the evening of Monday, January 8.

The 28-year-old pleaded guilty to the offences and was ordered to pay £50 in compensation.

This news comes after three incidents at three businesses on Butlers Lane, Poulner, starting at 8.10pm.

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After attempting to steal two bottles of wine from Tesco, he was challenged by a staff member who he then assaulted by pushing and punching.

Following this, Burnell head-butted and damaged a window at Belinda’s Bakery, before then head-butting and damaging another window while attempting to resist arrest, this time at Wine Box.

He has been jailed for five weeks. 

A spokesperson from Hampshire Constabulary said: "If you are a shop owner or staff member, please continue to report any assaults, shopliftings or criminal damage to us.

"As this again highlights, we can take action, but only if incidents are reported to us.

"You can reports incidents to us by calling 101, or by reporting online via the Hampshire & Isle of Wight Constabulary website."