Young Wigan man who admitted serious stalking offence to be sentenced

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A Wigan 24-year-old has admitted to terrifying a woman by stalking her.

Jordan Beach, of Swan Lane, Hindley Green, appeared before a Bolton Crown Court judge to plead guilty to the charge under section 4a of the Protection from Harassment Act 1997 - which is the more serious form of stalking and can carry a custodial sentence.

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He had also been charged with harassment with intent to cause his victim fear of violence and witness intimidation by sending her a bullet in the post, but these are to be allowed to lie on file and he will only be punished for the stalking.

Sentencing takes place on June 19.