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A man who had a bust-up with his wife over a Facebook message has been banned from seeing her after he punched a television during a row in which she had damaged his games console.
Ryan Frost, 22, punched the television set after his wife had pulled the wires out of his computer games console and dropped it on the floor, a court was told.
Prosecuting solicitor Sarah Haslam said: "They had been in a relationship for just over two years and were married in May, 2015, but things were described as being difficult with arguments in the past.