Wigan man given curfew for sending grossly offensive text

A curfew has been imposed by a man who sent a woman a grossly offensive text.

Thursday, 9th September 2021, 4:22 pm
Updated Friday, 10th September 2021, 10:13 am

Andrew Gilligan, 48, of Tavistock Road, Hindley Green, will be electronically tagged and unable to leave his home between the hours of 7pm and 7am until October 12 for the distressing communication sent on July 16. Although the woman was the recipient of the text, the vitriol was intended for someone known to her. Wigan magistrates also ordered him to pay £180 to the court and victim services.

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Wigan and Leigh Magistrates Court