A WINCHESTER man who harassed a former girlfriend must undertake 200 hours of unpaid work.

Chris Lawes, 63, admitted a course of conduct that amounted to harassment without violence against a woman between October 24 last year and January 6, a court heard.

Magistrates were told that Lawes "knew or ought to have known that the conduct amounted to harassment." The details of the crime were not made clear on the court record.

Lawes, of Chesil Street, was ordered to pay £85 costs and a £95 victim surcharge.

As well as the unpaid work Lawes must also undertake up to 30 days of rehabilitation activity

The court also ordered that Lawes must not contact the victim, either directly or indirectly, until May 17 2027.

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