A MAN from Basingstoke who went to a road he was banned from entering by a restraining order has avoided prison. 

On Thursday, March 28, Samuel Rolfe, of Quilter Road, without reasonable excuse visited Taverner Close which he was prohibited from doing so by the order.

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During a hearing held at Basingstoke Magistrates' Court on Wednesday, April 4, the 23-year-old was sentenced for the offence.

Magistrates handed him an eight-week prison sentence, suspended for six months.