A MAN from Kidderminster has been banned from driving for three years after being caught behind the wheel while three times the legal alcohol limit.

Mark Hull, of Comberton Park Road, admitted driving a silver Ford Focus near his home on December 28 while exceeding the prescribed limit for alcohol.

The 54-year-old was found to have 104 micrograms of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath - three times the legal limit of 35.

Appearing at Kidderminster Magistrates' Court on Tuesday, January 28, Hull was disqualified from holding a driving licence for three years.

A community order was made, requiring the defendant to comply with a curfew with electronic monitoring for eight weeks.

He must also pay £90 to fund victim services plus £135 in court costs.

In another case on Tuesday, a Stourport man was fined £820 for assaulting three people, two of which police officers.

Gesparo Russello, of Oldford Walk, pleaded guilty to three counts of assault on June 29 last year.

The 46-year-old assaulted Colin Shuck, PC David Garner and PC Matthew Ling in Stourport.

A restraining order was made in relation to the first victim and the defendant was ordered to pay £225 in compensation, a £35 victim surcharge and £70 in court costs on top of the fine.