Balaclava-clad man caught with knife in public while dressed in black and wearing sunglasses

A man who was found with a kitchen knife in public while dressed in black and wearing sunglasses and a balaclava has appeared in court.

Wednesday, 15th June 2022, 10:38 am
Updated Wednesday, 15th June 2022, 11:14 am
Blackpool Magistrates Court
Blackpool Magistrates Court

Blackpool Magistrates Court heard police spotted the man on Hornby Road in Blackpool at 4am on May 26.

When officers approached Bilal Bouras, he ran off and a large kitchen knife fell from his clothing.

Bouras, 19, of South King Street, Blackpool, admitted having the knife in public.

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Magistrates heard he had gone to the aid of a friend who feared he was going to be attacked.

Bouras was bailed by magistrates until July 6 for pre sentence reports.