Man assaults partner

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William Martin (31) assaulted his partner at a house in Oxgang Road, Grangemouth, on January 19.

At Falkirk Sheriff Court last Thursday he was placed on a two-year supervised community order with the added condition he attend the Caledonian domestic abuse programme.

Martin, who is currently serving a prison sentence and due for release on July 14, was warned the sentence is a direct alternative to more custody.