former professional footballer who repeatedly stalked an ex-partner has been jailed for greater than two years, police stated.
His behaviour included steadily being within the neighborhood of her house, her good friend’s handle, repeated phone calls and abusive emails.
Gloucester Crown Court heard how Bradley additionally arrange a faux relationship profile to contact the lady.
Between September final 12 months and January this 12 months the sufferer noticed him on quite a few events in hedges close to her house, driving by her home and parking close by.
He was later arrested and launched on bail with circumstances to not contact her, in addition to being made the topic of a non-molestation order.
Bradley was arrested once more and banned from an exclusion zone round her house handle.
Police surveillance secured proof of Bradley breaching his bail circumstances and he was arrested once more and charged with stalking.
Bradley, of Vinnings Warehouse, The Docks, Gloucester, had pleaded responsible to stalking and was jailed for two years and 6 months. He was additionally handed a five-year restraining order.
The former footballer’s sufferer stated her life was “made hell” by his actions.
“We first met in September 2019 and he was a charmer and won me over, but he put himself on a pedestal and said my family and friends didn’t have my best interests at heart,” she stated.
“Eventually his possessive nature started to shine by means of and it escalated from there. I tolerated his behaviour for a 12 months on and off. I knew it was by no means going to work, however I did care for him which was all the time the laborious half.
“After all contact ended and I modified my quantity, that’s when he began following me and watching my home. Events that adopted will stick with me perpetually.
“He has all the time performed the sufferer, mendacity and deflecting consideration from himself. The lies he informed about me had been horrific and he ruined my life, so it is crucial that individuals know the actual Shayne Bradley.”
The lady stated she was talking out to warn others of his behaviour.
“I don’t think he realises that his actions in the past few months have had a ripple effect on my life, my family and no doubt his family too,” she stated.
“I’ve felt an amazing duty to place an finish to his behaviour towards girls.
“If I can assist every other lady by making them conscious of this man and his chilly calculated behaviour then that’s adequate for me.”
Detective Constable Katie McGurk, who led the investigation, stated: “These kind of offences strike worry and lasting emotional and psychological injury and this has been emphasised by the sufferer’s private assertion bravely learn out by the sufferer right now.
“Having to alter your on a regular basis duties and never feeling protected is horrific and one thing that may in all probability all the time stick with the sufferer.
“I hope that the consequence right now will supply her some closure and that the restraining order offers her with some reassurance.”