A stalker was arrested outside Paris Hilton's beach home yesterday.

James Rainford was handcuffed and taken away by police after a member of the public spotted him staring into the socialite's house.

Rainford was caught topless on the beach. He had attacked Paris' ex-boyfriend Cy Waits in April and was caught trespassing on her Hollywood property last year.

Rainford had only just been released from a 24-day stint in jail for assaulting Cy.

Police arrested him yesterday on suspicion of violating a protective order which prevents him from going within 200 yards of Paris Hilton.

 The arrest comes less than a week after Nathan Parada was jailed for two months for attempting to break into Paris' home, wielding knives.

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