A MAN was jailed for a racially aggravated assault on a woman and stealing wine from a supermarket.

Joseph Simmonds, 23, of Windsor Road, Penarth, pleaded guilty to committing the offences at the town’s Tesco store.

His victim was a supermarket worker.

Simmonds also admitted possession of Valium, a class C drug.

The offences were committed on March 18 and when the defendant was subject to a community sentence.

At Cardiff Magistrates’ Court, Simmonds was sent to prison for three months.

He must pay a £128 surcharge following his release from custody.