AN ANDOVER man has been ordered to complete unpaid work after stalking another person in Fleet.

Matthew Hall, of Eastfield Road, between Tuesday, August 1 and Tuesday, September 12, last year, pursued a course of conduct which amounted to stalking another person.

The 41-year-old made unwanted calls, sent abusive and obscene emails, sent insulting text messages, posted unwanted post cards through the victim's door, maliciously used the victim's details to subscribe them to 56 mailing lists which were unwanted causing them to receive a volume of unwanted correspondence via email and post and maliciously used details to book unwanted health consultations.

Hall also followed the victim in his car on Monday, September 4 and Wednesday, September 6 as well as loitering outside the victim's address on Tuesday, September 12.

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During a hearing held at Basingstoke Magistrates' Court on Wednesday, February 14 Hall was sentenced for the offence.

He pleaded guilty on Tuesday, January 9.

Magistrates ordered Hall to comply with a community order rehabilitation activity for a maximum of 30 days and 70 hours of unpaid work must be completed.

Magistrates also put in place a restraining order.

Court costs of £85 and a surcharge fee of £114 must also be paid.