Man admits harassing via texts

Blackpool Magistrates Court
Blackpool Magistrates Court
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A man sent vile texts to his former partner after they split up.

John O’Neill, 22, of Cavendish Road, Bispham, admitted harassing the mother of his child.

Blackpool Magistrates asked for probation reports on O’Neill.

Sandra Ardern, prosecuting,said:”The couple had split up partly because he has a problem with cannabis.”

The court heard the victim came to the end of her tether when she received 57 texts in a short period of time from O’Neill.

She called the police.

O’Neill also admitted being in breach of a 14 week suspended jail sentence.

Peter Manning defending said:”He started to drink after the split.”

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