A Springside man received a restriction of liberty order after repeatedly punching a man in the face.

Thomas Oliver of Corsehill Terrace, Springside was sentenced last week after earlier pleading guilty at Kilmarnock Sheriff Court. 

At Overtoun Crescent, Springside, the 42-year-old assaulted another man by repeatedly punching him on the head, causing him to fall to the ground to his injury on November 12, 2016.

He was given a Restriction of Liberty of Order for three months preventing him form leaving his house from the hours of 7pm until 7am.