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Matson man bombarded John Lewis staff with 94 emails

A 42-year-old Matson man who breached a restraining order by bombarding staff of John Lewis in Cheltenham with emails has been given a suspended jail sentence.

At Cheltenham Magistrates Court on May 10, Lee Owens of Bazeley Road, Matson, pleaded guilty to contacting 'numerous employees of John Lewis, Cheltenham, by sending 94 emails from three different email addresses' between Jan 24 and 26 this year.

The charge said the email contact was in breach of a restraining order served on Owens in January 2021.

The magistrates imposed an eight-week jail sentence suspended for a year.

They also placed him under supervision for a year with a thirty-day accredited activity programme and ordered him to pay a £128 victim services surcharge and costs of £85.

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