A SENTENCING date has been set for a woman who pleaded guilty to assaulting her ex-husband.

Samantha Putt, of Washford Glen, Didcot, pleaded guilty to one count of assault occasioning actual bodily harm, alleged to have occurred on April 9.

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She pleaded at Oxford Crown Court on Wednesday (April 24). Her second charge of engaging in controlling and coercive behaviour in a family relationship between January 1, 2018, and April 12, 2023 has been ordered to stay on the file.

The offences relate to her ex-husband Brian Newton.

The 28-year-old was due to stand trial on December 2 this year but instead pleaded guilty.

She will now be sentenced at the same court on May 24. She has been granted conditional bail.