MAGISTRATES have banned a man convicted of harassment from contacting his victim.
Portsmouth magistrates imposed a two-year restraining order banning Kevin Chalk, 33, from contacting a woman.
He admitted harassing her between August 25 and October 25 last year in Portsmouth.
Chalk repeatedly texted her throughout that period.
Magistrates imposed a 12-week prison sentence suspended for a year with a 12-month drug rehabilitation requirement.
He must complete 20 days of rehabilitation activities.
Chalk must pay a £115 victim surcharge and £400 prosecution costs.