A MAN from Cornwall has been sentenced after pleading guilty to racially aggravated intentional harassment.

Barnaby John Dagger, 30, of Fish Street, St Ives, appeared in front of magistrates at Truro Magistrates' Court on Tuesday, June 7 on once count of causing racially or religiously aggravated intentional harassment or alarm or distress with words or writing.

The offence took place on September 24 in Hayle when Dagger used threatening, abusive or insulting words or behaviour or disorderly behaviour towards harass a female victim.

It was also noted by the court that the offence had been racially aggravated and that Dagger's behaviour had intended to cause harassment, alarm or distress to the woman.

Dagger pleaded guilty to the offence on May 13 2022.

During his sentencing, Dagger was made the subject of a community order in which he must abstain from consuming alcohol for a period of 70 days and submit to monitoring.

Alongside this, he must also take part in a rehabilitation activity for a maximum of ten days.

Dagger was also made to pay compensation of £100 and pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £95 as well as pay costs of £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service.

The court also noted how Dagger's guilty plea had been taken into account when imposing the sentence.