Woman denies harassing the father of missing Katrice Lee

Katrice Lee
Katrice Lee

A WOMAN will face a trial in connection with allegedly harassing the father of a toddler who vanished three decades ago.

Donna Louise Wright, 34, is charged with harassment by allegedly contacting Richie Lee, from the Stockton Road area of Hartlepool, by mobile phone.

Wright is prohibited from contacting Mr Lee and members of his family after a restraining order was imposed by Newton Aycliffe Magistrates’ Court in March last year.

The alleged offence is said to have happened on December 1 last year.

Wright, of Oak Terrace, West Cornforth, appeared at the magistrates’ court in Newton Aycliffe yesterday and pleaded not guilty to the alleged offence.

She will face a trial at the court on Thursday, April 17, and was granted conditional bail. Katrice has not been seen since she vanished on her second birthday on November 28, 1981.