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Last Updated: Wednesday, 17 March, 2004, 12:22 GMT
Supermodel stalker to be deported
Claudia Schiffer
The man had called at the model's home three times
A Canadian man accused of harassing supermodel Claudia Schiffer at her Suffolk home is to be deported.

Louis Brisette, 21, was arrested after calling at the German's mansion near Bury St Edmunds three times last week.

Mr Brisette appeared in court on Saturday to face harassment charges and the following day was handed over to immigration officers.

Suffolk Police said on Wednesday he had been in the country illegally and would be deported.

It was the second time Ms Schiffer has allegedly been subjected to unwanted attention at her Suffolk home.

Delivered a letter

In 2002 Italian kitchen porter Agostino Pomata was detained under the Mental Health Act after allegedly harassing the model several times.

Mr Brisette was thought to have first called at the model's property on 8 March and asked to see Ms Schiffer, according to Suffolk Police.

Staff called the police as they believed they had spotted Mr Brisette in the grounds on previous occasions.

Officers issued him with a warning but Mr Brisette returned the next day to give staff a letter for the model.

He was arrested and given a formal caution but after going back to the house again on Friday he was arrested and charged with harassment.

A police spokesman said: "He was staying here illegally and he is now being deported. It is not known how long he had been here.

"Ms Schiffer and her family have asked for their privacy to be respected and do not want to discuss the details of the case."

On Tuesday, the case against Mr Brisette was adjourned for two weeks and the following day the CPS confirmed it had been discontinued.


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