Man told police he found knife in the street

A man made a mistake when he picked up a knife discarded in a Blackpool street, the town's magistrates heard.

By Simon Drury
Wednesday, 27th April 2022, 4:26 pm
Updated Wednesday, 27th April 2022, 4:26 pm

Later Daniel Heath got into a row with two men .

He threw away the knife and never used it in a threatening manner but later admitted to police he had possessed it.

Heath, 36, of Caunce Street, Blackpool, admitted possessing an offensive weapon.

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Blackpool Magistrates Court

He was given a three month jail term suspended for a year.

He must do 20 rehabilitation days and 49 hours unpaid work.