A MAN who had a knife on him in public has been spared jail.
Ryan Farmery pleaded guilty to possessing an offensive weapon in St Faith’s Road, Portsmouth, on October 21.
The 22-year-old, from Temple Street, Landport, Portsmouth, was sentenced to six months in prison suspended for 12 months.
Farmery was put under supervision for a year and ordered to take part in 12 sessions of an education, training and employment activity.
He was ordered to pay £80 into a fund for victims of crime at Portsmouth Magistrates’ Court. No order for costs was made.