Causing criminal damage to a vehicle landed a Maryport man in court.

Michael Adam Houghton, 33, appeared at Workington Magistrates Court.

The court heard that Houghton had caused £350 of damage to the vehicle in Flimby on July 9 this year.

Houghton, of Elizabeth Terrace in the town, admitted the offence.

Magistrates handed Houghton an £80 fine.

He was also ordered to pay £350 in compensation, along with £85 costs to the Crown Prosecution Service and a £30 surcharge to fund victim services.