A MAN has avoided being sent to jail after assaulting someone in Maidenhead last year.

Toby Curtis-Wyld, of Suffolk Road in Maidenhead, was in Reading Crown Court on Friday (April 28) charged with one count of assault occasioning actual bodily harm.

The 26-year-old pleaded guilty during a hearing earlier this year to assaulting Thomas Murphy on September 25 last year.

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Recorder John Bate-Williams sentenced Curtis-Wyld to six months imprisonment but suspended the sentence for 12 months.

Curtis-Wyld will also need to complete 25 rehabilitation days.

Court costs of £425 were also ordered by Recorder Bate-Williams as well as £500 in compensation.