Man fined for court order breach

Blackpool Magistrates Court
Blackpool Magistrates Court
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Kitchen fitter John Wignall was tempted into breaking a restraining order by his ex partner.

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

But Blackpool Magistrates heard that she wanted the order removing.

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

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

It was during a police welfare visit to the woman’s home that 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.”