A CHEDWORTH man has been ordered to pay compensation for damaging a car key and key ring.

Nathan Heaps, 28, of Valley View, pleaded guilty to the offence when he appeared before Cheltenham Magistrates Court on October 20.

Magistrates heard how on June 23, at Barnwood, Heaps damaged a car key and key ring to the value of £200.

He was ordered to pay the victim £311.01 in compensation, pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £21 and pay costs of £64 to the Crown Prosecution Service.