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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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Victim of Collins' abuse 'extremely brave'

Collins stayed silent as he walked out of the court and got into a waiting car after hearing the verdict.

Detective Inspector Justine Jenkins led the investigation for Hertfordshire Police:

The victim was extremely brave in coming forward to report the offences inflicted upon her. I would urge anyone who is or has been in a similar situation to get in contact with police as soon as possible. I can reassure you that you will be taken seriously and treated with sensitivity.

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