Teenager had knife in St Albans

PUBLISHED: 16:45 18 October 2018 | UPDATED: 16:45 18 October 2018

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A teenager has appeared in court after he was caught carrying a knife in St Albans.

Conor Murphy, 19, appeared at St Albans Magistrates’ Court on October 9 where he admitted the three charges put to him.

Murphy admitted possession of cocaine in St Albans on August 30, as well as using a silver Vauxhall Astra in Sandridgebury Lane without insurance.

The defendant also pleaded guilty to not being able to give a reasonable excuse for having a kitchen knife in a public place, namely Sandridgebury Lane on the same date.

The court heard how he had had the knife in his pocket.

Murphy, of Harvey Road, London Colney, was give a four-month jail term suspended for 18 months.

He was ordered to pay victim services £115 and £85 court costs.

His driving record will be endorsed with six penalty points.

The cocaine has been taken away to be destroyed and the kitchen knife was also removed from Murphy.

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