Sheffield offender who breached bail is locked-up

An offender who breached his bail conditions by contacting a complainant has been locked-up before his sentencing hearing.

Tuesday, 7th January 2020, 8:41 am
Updated Tuesday, 7th January 2020, 3:13 pm

Sheffield Magistrates’ Court heard on January 2 how Phillip Thomas James Anderson, aged 31, of Buchanan Road, Sheffield, has breached his bail conditions by going to the woman's home and by phoning and messaging her.

Emily King, prosecuting, said the defendant originally appeared in court in December concerning an assault upon the female complainant and he was bailed pending a further hearing.

However, Ms King said the complainant claimed Anderson visited her home on his bike, phoned her and sent messages.

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Sheffield Magistrates' Court

District Judge Paul Healey found Anderson had breached his bail after over the New Year despite the defendant denying the breach offence.

He told Anderson: “I have come to the conclusion you did breach your bail and you have been told to stay away.”

Anderson was remanded in custody until January 21 when he will be sentenced.