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Woman in Birmingham jailed after making 'loud sex noises'

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Image caption Gemma Wale lived in Small Heath, Birmingham

A woman who breached a court order that barred her from making "loud sex noises" has been jailed.

Gemma Wale, of Small Heath, Birmingham, was given a two-week prison sentence.

A civil court judge concluded she had breached an anti-social behaviour order by "screaming and shouting whilst having sex" at a "level of noise" that annoyed a neighbour.

The details emerged in a written ruling by Judge Emma Kelly following a hearing in Birmingham County Court.

Birmingham City Council took legal action after a neighbour complained.

'Screaming and shouting'

The judge did not give Miss Wale's age in her ruling but said she had a boyfriend called Wayne.

Judge Kelly said she had also breached the order by arguing with her boyfriend, swearing at a neighbour, "banging around the house" and "running around in the property".

She said a neighbour had complained "paragraph 3 of the order" had been breached at about 05:00 on 29 January.

"Gemma started screaming and shouting whilst having sex, which woke us up," said the neighbour. "This lasted 10 minutes."

The judge concluded: "I am satisfied that during the course of the early hours of 29 January 2015, at around 5am, the defendant was guilty of screaming and shouting whilst having sex at a level of noise which caused nuisance or annoyance to (a neighbour)."

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