A Springside man was fined £480 for assaulting his partner and threatening and abusive behaviour.

Marc Montgomery, 26, admitted shouting and swearing at his partner and putting her in a state of fear and alarm on January 12.

Montgomery, of Overton Road, also admitted pushing her, seizing her throwing her onto a sofa and sitting on her body at an address in Hemphill View, Auchentiber.

A not guilty plea to a third charge of assault was accepted by prosecutors.

He was fined £180 for charge one, £270 to charge two and a victim surcharge of £30.