HAMPSHIRE Police have taken out a domestic violence prevention order against a man.

Police got the order against James John Hickey, 33, of The Shrave, Four Marks, near Alresford.

The order was served on July 12 and runs for 28 days and protects Ryan Stephen Connor.

It means that Hickey must not molest, pester, intimidate or have any contact with Mr Connor, whether by texts, phone calls, or emails, or make any threats of violence or encourage anyone else to do so.

Hickey must not go within 300m of an address in The Shrave until 11.30am August 8.

Basingstoke magistrates Court also ordered Hickey pay the £226 costs of the DVPO.