A man who was drunk and disorderly in Basildon town centre and assaulted a woman has been fined.

Lennie Hiller, of Whitmore Way, Basildon, admitted to drunk and disorderly behaviour in Town Square when he appeared at Southend Magistrates' Court on July 4.

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The 32-year-old also admitted assaulting a woman on the same day.

Hiller has been fined £120 and ordered to pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £48.

He must also pay prosecution costs of £105.