MAGISTRATES have fined a man who was caught carrying a knife in public.
Lawrence Williams, of Larkwhistle Walk, Havant, was found with the blade after a police search.
Williams pleaded guilty to having the eight inch kitchen knife on him in Havant.
The 19-year-old was given a two-year conditional discharge by Portsmouth magistrates.
He was ordered to pay £85 in court costs.
Magistrates made an order for the knife to be forfeited and destroyed.
He was warned to stay out of trouble for two years.