Harassment youth from Lowestoft to appear in court

A 14-YEAR-OLD Lowestoft boy will be sentenced next week for harassing his neighbours over a two-month period.

The teenager, who can not be named for legal reasons, will appear before district judge David Cooper on Tuesday at Lowestoft Magistrates' Court.

He has admitted harassing a his neighbours in central Lowestoft between October 16 and November 26 and two counts of assault which happened in November and December.

At the sentencing, the Crown Prosecution Service will be applying for an anti-social behaviour order to be made against the 14-year-old.

On Tuesday, a 15-year-old boy will also appear before judge Cooper after he previously admitted harassing the same neighbours and smashing another neighbour's window.

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He denies three counts of using threatening, abusive or insulting behaviour, two counts of assault and one count of assaulting a police officer.

Once all the offences are dealt with an antisocial behaviour order will also be sought against the 15-year-old.

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Both youths appeared before magistrates on Wednesday for a brief hearing.

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