A man who attacked two women has been ordered to attend a course on relationships.

Shaun Thompson, 25, of Foldcroft, Harlow, admitted twice attacking Yasmin Lambell and also assaulting Jennifer Lambell in Loughton.

He also admitted damaging Yasmin Lambell's flat.

Thompson was handed a two-year community order, which requires him to attend a Building Better Relationships programme and seek help for drinking.

He was also ordered to pay costs £620 and a victim surcharge of £60 at Chelmsford Magistrates’ Court on Friday.