A TEENAGER who was arrested carrying a crowbar and a kitchen knife on a street in Newport has appeared in court for sentencing.

The 17-year-old, who cannot be identified due to his age, appeared at the Isle of Wight Magistrates' Court yesterday (Wednesday) charged with one count of possessing an offensive weapon and another count of possessing a bladed weapon on Atkinson Drive at 2.23pm on October 14.

He admitted to the charges and was sentenced to a one-year youth rehabilitation order.

He was also ordered to pay court costs of £30 and a surcharge of £21.