A MAN from Barrow faces being sent to jail after pleading guilty to assault while he is subject to a suspended sentence.

David Paul Sandham, of Egerton Court, will appear at Barrow Crown Court this morning before His Honour Judge Gibson.

The 19-year-old pleaded guilty to assaulting Nicholle Jones in Barrow on October 20 when he appeared at South Cumbria Magistrates' Court on November 1.