A MAN was fined for repeatedly ringing an ex-girlfriend's doorbell as well as shouting outside her home after turning up uninvited.

Aaron Wotherspoon, 28, pleaded guilty to threatening or abusive behaviour during the incident at an address in Pennant Way, Irvine on August 7 this year.

He admitted causing her fear and alarm after attending at the property uninvited then repeatedly ringing the door bell and shouting.

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Court papers state the charge was aggravated by involving abuse of a partner or ex partner.

Wotherspoon, of Morrison Avenue, Stevenston, was fined £320 including a victim surcharge fund payment to the Scottish Government when he appeared at Kilmarnock Sheriff Court this week [September 8] after pleading guilty to the offence.

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