A SOUTHAMPTON man who racially harassed two women has been handed a suspended sentence.

Perry Dollery, 59, harassed two women in Southampton on February 26 by using threatening and abusive words towards them.

The court heard how the harassment was racially aggravated.

Appearing at Southampton Magistrates' Court, he pleaded guilty to two counts of causing harassment using threatening language.

Dollery, of Manor Road North, Itchen, was committed to prison for 10 weeks suspended for 12 months and ordered to pay £300 compensation.