A SERIAL domestic abuser has been jailed for 16 months following offences against his former partner in Lochgelly.

Ronald Mcdonald, 54, whose address was given as Miller Street, Kirkcaldy, assaulted the woman and four different occasions breached the terms of his bail by contacting her.

He was previously jailed two years ago for domestic abuse.

He previously admitted that on July 19, at South Street, he assaulted his former partner and kicked her on the body.

After being granted bail on July 22, he did on August 19 at Bank Street, Lochgelly, September 13 at South Street, September 15 and 17, fail to comply with said order and approached or contacted his former partner.