Man de­nies ha­rass­ing woman on so­cial media

Rutherglen Reformer - - News -

A Ruther­glen man has been ac­cused of ha­rass­ing a woman by send­ing her over 11,000 mes­sages on so­cial media.

Graeme Kelly, of Lime­side Av­enue, ap­peared at Glas­gow Sher­iff Court on Tues­day ( Septem­ber 1).

On var­i­ous oc­ca­sions be­tween Fe­bru­ary 1, 2014, and De­cem­ber 1 2014, at the Glas­gow School of Mu­sic on Jamaca Street, Lime­side Av­enue and else­where in Scot­land, 24-year-old Kelly is ac­cused of en­gag­ing in a course of con­duct which caused the woman to suf­fer fear or alarm.

It is al­leged he sent her ap­prox­i­mately 11,000 mes­sages via Face­book, Tum­blr and Twit­ter so­cial net­work­ing sites. He is also ac­cused of threat­en­ing her, fol­low­ing the woman, star­ing at her and re­fus­ing to de­sist when re­quested to do so.

Be­tween De­cem­ber 2 2014, and Fe­bru­rary 2, 2015, at Lime­side Av­enue, Kelly is also ac­cused of en­gag­ing in a course of con­duct which caused the woman to suf­fer fear or alarm by per­sis­tently ha­rass­ing her us­ing so­cial net­work­ing sites.

He is ac­cused of com­mit­ting the of­fence while on bail, he was granted bail on De­cem­ber 2, 2014 at Glas­gow Sher­iff Court.

Kelly is also ac­cused of break­ing his bails con­di­tions. When granted bail at Glas­gow Sher­iff Court on De­cem­ber 2, 2014, with the con­di­tion not to con­tact the woman in any­way, on Jan­uary 10, 2015 at Lime­side Av­enue, Kelly is ac­cused of con­tact­ing another per­son in an at­tempt to make con­tact with the woman in ques­tion.

Kelly pleaded not guilty and is due to reap­pear on Septem­ber 16. Bail was con­tin­ued.

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