Fleetwood man stalked his ex-partner on her facebook account

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A man became relentless in his stalking of his former partner.

His victim had to close 30 email and Facebook accounts as Craig Bretherton pursued her over social media.

I have blocked him on 30 accounts but he is relentless

The couple had abrief six week relationship but when it ended Bretherton, 46, of Eamont Place,Fleetwood, would not accept it.

He would appear at her home and then bombard her with Internet messages, Pam Smith prosecuting told Blackpool Magistrates Court.

Bretherton admitted harassing his ex and will be sentenced on August 11 after probation reports are prepared on him.

The court heard that during his campaign Bretherton was given anofficial police caution.However, he continued to send message to the victim.

In her statement to police she said: “I have blocked him on 30 accounts but he is relentless.”

“It has caused me distress and anxiety and I have had to move home.”

“He has even tried to get to me via my daughter’s Facebook and emails.”

Steven Townley defending said his client now accepted the relationship was over and in his latest messages he wanted to bid her farewell.

“I do not believe he understands the grief and upset he has caused.”