AN ABUSIVE Hereford man has been fined by magistrates after an incident in Hereford.

Freddie Reynolds entered a guilty plea to one charge of using threatening or abusive words or behaviour likely to cause harassment, alarm, or distress when he appeared before magistrates in Hereford in January.


The court heard from prosecutor Mark Hambling that the 21-year-old defendant had used threatening or abusive words or behaviour within the sight or hearing of a person likely to be caused harassment, alarm, or distress in Hereford on November 20, contrary to the Public Order Act.

Reynolds, who is of Pixley Walk in Hereford, was fined £120 for the offence, with magistrates saying that they had taken his guilty plea into account when deciding on the penalty.

He was also ordered to pay prosecution costs of £135 and a £48 victim surcharge, which is used to help fund services supporting victims of crime.

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