Man banned from calling insurer's pet advice line

A MAN has been banned from calling an insurer's pet advice phoneline.

Tuesday, 5th April 2016, 8:13 am
Updated Tuesday, 5th April 2016, 8:16 am

Hamish Stewart appeared at Portsmouth Magistrates’ Court and admitted making an indecent or grossly offensive message for the purpose of causing distress or anxiety to a woman between August 30 and October 10 last year.

The 45-year-old of Omega Street, Somers Town, has previous similar offences.

Magistrates imposed a restraining order banning him from calling the More Than Pet Advice Line for a year after he was convicted.

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He must pay £100 compensation. Stewart must also pay £50 prosecution costs and an £80 victim surcharge.

He must complete 18 months of supervision.

And he must also complete 50 days of rehabilitation activities.

He has 14 days to pay the cash.