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2nd Jul, 2022

Bromsgrove man jailed for 14 months for stalking and harassing his victim

Bromsgrove Editorial 21st Jun, 2022 Updated: 23rd Jun, 2022

A BROMSGROVE man who stalked and harassed his victim for more than two years has been jailed for 14 months.

Warren Greaves, 52, of Worcester Road pleaded guilty to breaching a restraining order and was also found guilty of twice breaching an interim stalking protection order.

The orders were put in place to protect the victim but Greaves repeatedly breached the conditions of the restraining order and the two stalking protection orders, causing much distress to the victim and her family.

Sgt Steve O’Neil, from West Mercia Police, said: “We’re delighted with the result in court and the custodial sentence handed to Greaves.

“His prolonged campaign of stalking and harassment, and the flagrant breaches of the orders put in place, has caused a huge amount of distress to the victim.”

He added the force was grateful to the victim for her full co-operation in the case, adding she deserved recognition for the courage it took to come forward to report Greaves.

“We take offences of this nature very seriously and will always investigate thoroughly and fight to get justice for victims.”

Anyone affected by stalking or harassment can get help and support from the Victim Advice Line – a free and confidential service offering advice, practical help and emotional support to people affected by crime, regardless of how long ago it happened or whether it has been reported to the police.

Victim Advice Line can be contacted by calling 0800 9523000, emailing info@victimadviceline.org.uk or at victimadviceline.org.uk – the service’s website.

 

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