Man jailed for carrying knife

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A MAN has been jailed after he was caught carrying a knife in Bolsover.

James Reah, 29, was stopped and searched by police officers on Scarsdale Street on August 3, 2011.

Officers found him to be carrying a large knife and Reah was arrested.

Reah, of Scarsdale Street, admitted possessing a bladed article in a public place when he appeared before magistrates in Chesterfield on Friday, September 30.

He was sentenced to six months in prison and magistrates also ordered the forfeiture and destruction of the knife.