Portsmouth man caught begging fined

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A HOMELESS man who was caught begging has been told to pay £35.

Roy Ransom was arrested in Laburnum Grove, North End, Portsmouth on August 21.

The 40-year-old pleaded guilty to begging when he appeared at Portsmouth Magistrates’ Court.

The magistrates fined him £20 and ordered him to pay £15 in costs.