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Man abused and harassed woman
10:57am Wednesday 27th June 2012 in News
A pensioner who harassed his cleaner has been ordered to pay her compensation.
Peter Bareham was sentenced at Oxford Magistrates’ Court last week having earlier been convicted of harassment.
Ann Sawyer-Brandish, prosecuting, said the retired 63-year-old repeatedly contacted and visited Paula Bisley in July and August last year.
She said: “Paula Bisley worked for the defendant but decided to stop because he made her feel uncomfortable.”
Mrs Sawyer-Brandish said Bareham, of Combe Road, Stonesfield, then sent her “several abusive messages and phone calls” before turning up at another house where Miss Bisley was working and again being abusive towards her.
Bareham was given a two-year conditional discharge and told to pay £100 compensation and £600 costs.
He was also given a two-year restraining order.