A MAN has been ordered to complete a victim awareness course after attempting to steal an e-scooter in Basingstoke.

At around 10.35am on Sunday, October 22, a man attempted to steal an e-scooter from outside the Co-op store on Kings Road.

The man was unsuccessful in his attempt. He then left the scene.

A man in his 30s has now been issued with a community resolution in connection with the attempted theft. He will be required to attend a victim awareness course as part of the community resolution.

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A Hampshire Constabulary spokesperson said: "Community resolutions are out of court disposals - meaning that criminal offences can be dealt with following an admission of guilt by a suspect, without pursuing criminal charges or a prosecution through the courts.

"They are issued on a case by case basis, factoring in the full circumstances based on the evidence, and most importantly in line with the wishes of the victim."