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Asbo breach man, 73, faces jail

A 73-year-old Nottingham man is facing a jail term after subjecting neighbours to verbal and physical attacks.

Grenville Anscombe of Farndale Drive in Wollaton was given an Asbo for harassing officials and allegedly racially abusing other residents.

He also threw a lump of concrete at a 79-year-old neighbour's head.

Anscombe was remanded in custody for several breaches of the injunction but will also be sentenced after being convicted of actual bodily harm.


His housing association landlords, Nottingham City Homes, are also moving to evict him.

Richard Antcliff of the council's Community Protection department said: "Mr Anscombe is a persistent offender, with no regard for those living around him.

"While prison time might appear a tough measure, this gentlemen chose to blatantly disregard the injunction placed upon him and has seriously affected the lives of his neighbours, which will not be tolerated."

Anscombe is due to be sentenced on 20 August.


73 year old Grenville Anscombe from Nottingham repeatedly breached an injunction put on him after serious incidents of harassment and racial abuse.

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