Sentencing of Longleat worker Yacine Abdi, who has been convicted of two assaults on colleagues while on duty at the park, has been delayed until March 5.

Salisbury magistrates last month found Abdi, 41, of Chestnut Close, Frome, guilty of touching two teenagers, both employees at the park, without their consent.

He was due to be sentenced at Salisbury Magistrates’ Court last Friday, but that hearing has now been pushed back by a month.

The first incident took place on April 14, 2012, at the safari and adventure park in Warminster. The second incident also happened at the park, but on June 15 last year.

A Longleat spokesman told the Wiltshire Times that Mr Abdi was no longer employed by the park and had been suspended from his post as assistant food and beverage manager since June 2013.