Jarrow woman spared jail after lashing out at partner with her phone during a row
A woman lashed out at her partner when she "saw red" during a row, a court heard.
Samantha Olsen had a phone in her hand when she hit the woman during an argument, which caused her bruising.
The 31-year-old, of Thames Avenue, Jarrow, admitted assault by beating and criminal damage.
Judge Stephen Earl said the "green eyed God of jealousy" was involved in the attack.
He told Olsen: "You cannot strike out at someone else and certainly cannot hit them with a phone in your hand, causing bruising, as here.
"You saw red and you acted inappropriately, you have accepted that."
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Judge Earl sentenced Olsen to 10 weeks' imprisonment, suspended for nine months, with £150 costs.
The judge told her: "Stay out of trouble and that is the last you will hear of this matter."
Gavin Doig, defending, said Olsen has spent time in custody and on a tag in relation to the offences.
He added that the relationship is now at an end.