A LOCHGELLY man appeared in Court after assaulting his partner by squeezing her neck and repeatedly punching her.

John Krogan, 25, of Gardiner Street, appeared from custody at Dunfermline Sheriff Court.

He admitted that on February 25, at Main Street, Halbeath, and Halbeath Road, Dunfermline, he assaulted his ex-partner.

He seized her by the neck, pulled her to the ground, pushed her on the body, placed his hands around her neck and squeezed it, prodded her on the body and repeatedly punched and kicked her, all to her injury.

Sheriff Charles MacNair called for reports.

Krogan was granted bail and will be sentenced on March 27.