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Justin Lee Collins found guilty

The television presenter Justin Lee Collins has been found guilty of harassing his former partner, Anna Larke. He has been sentenced to 140 hours community service within the next 18 months and ordered to pay £3,500 in prosecution costs.

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Anna Larke's family ecstatic 'jury saw through lies'

We are absolutely ecstatic with the verdict and are relieved the jury were able to see through the lies of an abuser.

We will not rest on our laurels in the wake of this good news and intend to go out into the world and use this experience to empower women to stand up to domestic abuse.

We will also be campaigning to have emotional abuse properly recognised in law and do our utmost to end the much reported culture of celebrities using their positions to abuse people without fear of reprisal.

We are overwhelmed by the messages from people, inspired by Anna's experience, who have left their abusive relationship. We hope this experience will empower others to do the same.

– FAMILY OF ANNA LARKE

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