A TEENAGER has appeared in court accused of possessing a sheath knife in public.

Joshua Molnar, 18, of The Shambles, Knutsford, appeared in the dock at Stockport Magistrates' Court also accused of handling stolen goods, an Apple iPhone.

He pleaded not guilty to a count of possession of a bladed article in Wilmslow on February 17, 2019, and not guilty to the handling charge, between February 16 and March 5, 2019.

District Judge John Temperley granted Molnar unconditional bail for a pre-trial hearing at Chester Crown Court on August 24.