South Shields man warned he faces jail if he breaches non-molestation order again

A man has been warned he could be jailed if he again breaches a non-molestation order, ahead of a court report being compiled into his offending.
South Tyneside Magistrates' CourtSouth Tyneside Magistrates' Court
South Tyneside Magistrates' Court

Lee Mathison, 38, of Constable Gardens, Whiteleas, appeared at South Tyneside Magistrates’ Court for sentencing, having pleaded guilty last month admitted twice breaching an order imposed last July.

The breach offences occurred between November 16 and December 21, and on January 12.

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Mathison was subject to a suspended jail sentence for harassment, which has now expired.

He must undergo assessment by the Probation Service which he has so far failed to do, and a report compiled.

His case was adjourned until March 16 for sentencing at the same court.

Deputy District Judge Mark Daley told him He was told prison is “inevitable” if the order is breached again.Mathison was bailed on condition he does not enter South Tyneside’s Biddick Hall estate and does not contact a named person.