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Complainant Name:
A man

Clauses Noted: 1

Publication: Sunday Mercury


A man fromTamworth complained about an article that reported his conviction for using threatening, abusive or insulting words, behaviour or disorderly behaviour within the sight of a person likely to be caused harassment, alarm or distress thereby. He said the piece inaccurately referred to his having been convicted of harassment, which is a different offence, and to the victim being his former girlfriend, which was not the case.


The newspaper accepted that some details in the article were inaccurate and removed the story from its website and other third party databases.

Report: 79

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