A West Cumbria man has appeared in court and entered no-plea to an allegation of stalking a female between December 1st 2017 and May 16th 2018 at Workington.
He is also accused of failing to notify or comply with a notification requirement of the sex offenders register, a breach allegation of that order between March 1st 2013 and October 31st 2017.
Thomas Eric Clough, 32, of Bromley Street, Workington, appeared before District Judge Gerald Chalk sitting at North and West Cumbria Magistrates Court in Carlisle by-way of a video-link from prison.
The stalking allegation is he caused a female serious alarm or distress, which had an adverse effect on her usual day-to-day activities; on one occasion he followed her in Workington town centre, drove past the victim’s home observing her whereabouts and turned up unannounced in various locations.
The allegation of the breach of a sex offender’s register is he failed to notify police of any change in his personal circumstances, a change of home address or name, he entered no-plea.
The district judge sent the case to be heard at Carlisle Crown Court on May 15; he was remanded in custody until then.