Man fined for court order breach

Blackpool Magistrates' Court
Blackpool Magistrates' Court
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A kitchen fitter has appeared in court charged with breaking a restraining order.

The order had been imposed to protect the woman, John Wignall’s ex-partner, from being harassed by the 50-year-old of Claremont Road, Blackpool.

But Blackpool Magistrates heard she now wanted the order removing.

Wignall was fined £300 and ordered to pay £115 costs after he admitted breaching the order.

The pair went out as a couple and stayed at two different hotels over a weekend.

But during a police welfare visit to the woman’s home the officer found out Wignall was living there.

Allan Cobain, defending, said: “It was sheer foolishness by this man breaking the order. But she wanted him to and now wants the order removing.”