WINCHESTER man has been given a conditional discharge for a minor assault on a policeman.

Nathan Sean Robert William Ward admitted assaulting PC Phipps on December 28.

Magistrates in Basingstoke imposed a 12-month conditional discharge on Ward, 30, of Lisle Court, Stanmore and a £20 victim surcharge.

There was no order for compensation as PC Phipps suffered no physical injury, and no order for costs.