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An appeal has been launched after two suspicious incidents in Portsmouth

Appeal after man approaches women in two suspicious Portsmouth incidents

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Here is our latest update on cases heard at magistrates’ courts around the area.

- Daniel Loveridge, 27, of Percy Road, Southsea, admitted having a bladed article, a lock knife, in a public place.

He committed the offence on June 2 in Commercial Road, Portsmouth.

Magistrates sentenced him to 12 weeks in prison suspended for 12 months.

It was his second offence of carrying a bladed article.

Loveridge must pay an £80 victim surcharge and a £180 criminal courts charge.

The lock knife was ordered to be forfeited under Section 143 Powers of Criminal Courts (Sentencing) Act and destroyed.

- Gary Abbott, 19, of no fixed address, admitted attempting to steal a pedal cycle.

He committed the offence in Queen Street, Portsea, on July 21.

Abbott must pay £35 in compensation, a £15 victim surcharge, £50 prosecution costs and a £180 criminal courts charge.

Magistrates imposed an 18-month conditional discharge.

Abbott further admitted failing to surrender to custody at Portsmouth Magistrates’ Court on August 25.

- Daniel Chamberlain, 30, of Malvern Road, Southsea, admitted stealing Glenfiddich worth £50 from Asda.

He committed the offence on August 11 at Asda in Fratton.

Magistrates imposed a six-month conditional discharge.

Chamberlain must pay a £15 victim surcharge, £50 prosecution costs and a £150 criminal courts charge.

- Rebecca Guess, 47, of Australia Close, Landport, admitted wilfully obstructing a constable 
in the execution of his 
duty.

She committed the offence on August 12 in Portsmouth.

Guess was given a six-month conditional discharge.

She must pay a £15 victim surcharge, £50 prosecution costs and a £150 criminal courts charge.

- Robert Kille, 31, of Milton Road, Milton, admitted stealing items from a Co-op in Southsea.

He was given a nine-month conditional discharge.

Kille committed the offence on July 24.

He must pay a £15 victim surcharge and a £150 criminal courts charge.

- Jamie Nicholds, 36, of Knowsley Road, Cosham, admitted stealing chocolate and a ready meal worth £7.87 from Co-op.

Magistrates sentenced him to 14 days in prison suspended for six months.

Nicholds committed the offence in Southsea on July 12.

He must pay a victim surcharge of £80, prosecution costs of £85 and a criminal courts charge of £150.

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