A MAN accused of illegal knife possession in Carlisle has appeared in front of a judge.
Nathan Young faces one charge arising out of an incident on October 22.
It is alleged he was in possession with a Stanley knife, in public at Margaret Creighton Gardens in the city, “without good reason or lawful authority”.
When he appeared at Carlisle Crown Court, 30-year-old Young pleaded not guilty to the allegation.
Young, of Ferguson Road, Carlisle, is now due to stand trial in front of a jury.
This hearing is due to start at the crown court in the week of September 2.
In the meantime, Young was granted bail by Judge James Adkin.