Louise Price has avoided a jail term for attacking the married man she had been having an affair with after he ended the fling
A woman who beat up her married lover outside his gym after he ended their affair has avoided a jail sentence.
Louise Price, from Bournemouth, Dorset, stalked and harassed cheating David Phillips for months after he told her he just wanted to be friends.
The 39-year-old bombarded the married property manager with abusive texts and phone calls and followed him twice in her car.
Matters came to a head when Price tailed Mr Phillips to his gym where she confronted him in the car park, called him a 'liar' and punched him 'four or five' times in the face.
The father-of-three went to the police and supermarket worker Price was charged with harassing him between March and August this year.
Mother-of-three Price said she met Mr Phillips in a pub in 2015 and the pair began having an on-off affair that lasted for three years.
Magistrates heard that earlier this year he called off the affair after realising it was a mistake.
She sent him abusive messages and tried to open his car door when he was driving
Lee Turner, prosecuting, said: 'He realised it was a mistake and wanted to end it. He told her he wanted to just be friends but she wanted more out of the relationship.
'He eventually left his wife and the