Mansfield man who stalked and assaulted woman jailed

Sam Wood Credit: Nottinghamshire Police

A man from Mansfield who stalked a woman over a series of months and assaulted her, has been jailed for two years.

Sam Wood - who's 31 - was found to have pursued the victim from September to November last year - following her to and from work, as well as verbally abusing her and on one occasion pinning her down on a bed.

He was sentenced after being convicted of stalking, driving offences and assault.

Nottinghamshire Police have commended the bravery of the woman and witnesses who helped bring Wood justice.

I would like to commend the bravery of the woman and witnesses who assisted us throughout this investigation and helped us bring Wood to justice.

Detective Constable Janet Percival, Nottinghamshire Police