Scunthorpe man sentenced for sending threatening message to ex-partner
A MAN who sent a threatening text message to his ex-partner has been given a community order.
Kyle McDonald, of Warley Road, Scunthorpe, admitted sending the text to his ex-partner and mother of his child on December 22 at North Lincolnshire Magistrates' Court.
Deborah Wilson, prosecuting, said McDonald had been drinking and sent one threatening message, as part of a series of texts between 10.10pm and 12.40am.
Ian Heywood, mitigating, said McDonald sent the texts after arguments about contact with his daughter over Christmas but made full and frank admissions in interview.
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McDonald was given a two-year community order, with supervision, made to attend the integrated domestic abuse programme and undertake 80 hours of unpaid work.
He was also given a restraining order against the complainant for two years, ordered to pay costs of £85 and a victim surcharge of £60.