Man with knife sentenced

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A man has avoided a jail term in relation to an incident on Bath Street, Ilkeston on May 31 in which he was found in possession of a knife.

Dean Ryde, 33, of West Avenue, Stapleford appeared at Southern Derbyshire Magistrates on Friday June 7 charged with possession of a knife, possession of a class B drug and theft.

Magistrates imposed a 12-month suspended sentence, a three-month curfew and supervision order, and an £80 surcharge.