Doncaster beggar banned

A Doncaster man has been banned from begging in the town.

Thursday, 19th May 2016, 7:36 am
Updated Thursday, 19th May 2016, 7:41 am
Paul Restall

Paul Restall, aged 40, of Victoria Road, Balby, has been described by South Yorkshire Police as 'one of Doncaster's most aggressive beggars'.

He has been issued with a two-year Criminal Behaviour Order by Doncaster magistrates, which bans him or anyone else from begging on his behalf.

If he caught in the act again he will be prosecuted.

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A South Yorkshire Police spokesman said: "Restall is one of Doncaster's most aggressive beggars.

"He must not sit and beg from any person or instruct or encourage someone to do so on his behalf."