James McGarrigle, 35, of Thrumpton Lane, was found guilty of assault at Nottingham Magistrates Court on January 30, after denying the charge.
The court heard it was a “sustained and repeated assault” which was witnessed by a member of the public, in Bulwell, on November 18. last year.
He had a previous offence for violence, but not on the same victim.
He was given eight weeks in prison, suspended for 18 months to give him a chance to address his behaviour and keep his job. He must also participate in a probation programme for 31 days.
He was ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £116 and costs of £620.