Justin Lee Collins guilty of harrassment
PUBLISHED: 14:27 09 October 2012 | UPDATED: 17:08 09 October 2012
JUSTIN Lee Collins has today (Tuesday) been found guilty of harassing his ex-girlfriend, Welwyn Garden City woman Anna Larke.
Bristol-born comic Collins, 38, of Kew south west London, was convicted after the jury reached their conclusion on the third day of deliberations in a 10-day trail at St Albans Crown Court.
Miss Larke had claimed Collins put her in fear of violence.
Collins was sentenced to 140 hours community service and £3,500 costs.
Asked for a comment on his conviction a spokeswoman for Collins initially said: “Given the verdict there will be no statement.”
She later added: “Justin is extremely disappointed by the verdict.
“He will consider his position with his lawyers.”