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Man jailed for harassing woman on south west London street

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Richmond and Twickenham Times:

A 25-year-old man who repeatedly harassed a woman within the street and threatened to rape her in south west London has been sentenced to 6 weeks in jail.

Max Ronaldson, from Clapham, approached the woman on three separate events, jeering and making offensive feedback, earlier than she was capable of take his image and reported the incidents, the Metropolitan Police has mentioned.

The first occurred on January 25 when Ronaldson was challenged by the woman for leering at her as she walked dwelling alongside Balham Hill, in south-west London.

He responded by following her, shouting abuse and finally threatening to interrupt into her home and rape her.

An identical incident occurred on February 12 when Ronaldson approached the woman once more however was seen off by two members of the general public.

On February 21 Ronaldson approached her once more however she was capable of movie on her cellphone and take footage which she handed on to police.

He was arrested and charged with two offences; threatening behaviour more likely to trigger harassment, alarm or misery, and inflicting harassment with out violence.

Ronaldson, of Clapham Common South Side, pleaded responsible to each offences at Wimbledon Magistrates’ Court on Friday.

Detective Constable Richard Roberts mentioned: “We take this type of behaviour very critically.

“The sufferer was merely strolling alongside the street when she was subjected to undesirable and unsightly harassment.

“She had the energy of character to problem this outrageous behaviour and to report it to the police.

“When she was harassed once more, she was calm and had the presence of thoughts to take photographs of the person which helped the investigation enormously.

“I might urge anybody being focused to right away report it as this kind of behaviour is unacceptable and it’s a legal offence.

“Your report will likely be taken critically and investigated so far as the proof will take us.

“This will assist us to take offenders like Ronaldson off the streets of London and make our metropolis a safer place for all.”