Blackpool man’s clothing request led to trouble

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A man got into trouble when he was asked by his former girlfriend to collect his belongings, a magistrates’ court was told.

Mehmet Celikkilic, 41, of Scorton Avenue,Layton pleaded guilty to breaching a non-molestation order when he appeared before the court.

Alison Quanbrough, prosecuting, said the defendant was put on a the order at Blackpool County Court in July this year.

The restriction banned him from going within 100 metres of Loftus Avenue, where his former partner lived.

But on August 11 police were called and found the defendant had been at his former girlfriend’s home.

Peter Manning, defending, said his client had been invited by his ex to collect his belongings from the shed.

He was sentenced to do 60 hours unpaid work for the community and pay £85 costs and £60 victims’ surcharge by Blackpool Magistrates’ Court.