AN ABUSIVE Herefordshire man has been ordered to pay compensation after deliberately damaging another person's home.

Stephen Ledbury entered a guilty plea when he appeared before magistrates in Hereford.

The court heard the 32-year-old had used threatening, abusive, and insulting words and behaviour towards two people in Ledbury on September 14.

He had also deliberately damaged a window belonging to another person in Ledbury on the same date.

Ledbury, of Woodlands Park, Ledbury, received a 12-month conditional discharge and must pay compensation of £200. He must also pay costs of £135 and a £22 victim surcharge.