A Watford man was ordered to pay £935.30 after dodging a £6.30 train fare in London.

Krzysztof Woronowicz, of Rickmansworth Road, was found guilty of entering a compulsory ticket area on the Transport for London regional railway network without a valid ticket.

The charge was proved in his absence at Lavender Hill Magistrates’ Court on January 9 after he dodged the fare at Willesden Junction on May 11, last year.

The 39-year-old was fined £220 on top of being ordered to pay £6.30 in compensation, a £34 victim services surcharge, and costs of £675.

Woronowicz has until February 6 to pay the total.

Also in court

Bobby Thrope, of The Gossamers, Watford, was ordered to pay £451.20 after he boarded a train without a valid ticket in Sevenoaks on June 16 last year.

The 30-year-old appeared in Barkingside Magistrates' Court on January 6 where he was ordered to pay a £220 fine.

He must also pay £8.20 in compensation, a victim services surcharge of £88 and costs of £135 by February 3.