Man admits racially aggravated assault
Michael Howarth was sentenced on 20 May 2015 at Thanet Magistrates’ Court.
He pleaded guilty to racially aggravated assault and racially aggravated threatening behaviour.
On 12 December 2014 the 55-year-old, of Crabble Lane, Dover, assaulted a man in High Street, Dover, and the assault was racially aggravated.
The same day he used threatening or abusive words or behaviour within the hearing or sight of someone likely to be caused harassment, alarm or distress and the offence was racially aggravated.
Magistrates ordered Howarth to carry out 220 hours of unpaid work within the next 12 months and pay £250 in compensation, £150 costs and a £60 victim surcharge