An Isle of Wight man appeared in court today (7 September) following an investigation into incidents alleged to have taken place over the summer.
Leon Gladdis, aged 25, of Southfield Gardens in Ryde, was charged with stalking and engaging in controlling and coercive behaviour.
This relates to incidents in July and August this year.
Gladdis was remanded in custody to appear at Portsmouth Magistrates’ Court today, where he was further remanded to appear at Portsmouth Crown Court on 3 October.
We know that not everyone who has been abused always has the confidence to speak to police. The Paragon team – part of the charity The YOU Trust – provide specialist support to victims of stalking and domestic abuse on the Isle of Wight. You can visit their website here: https://paragonteam.org.uk/