A Tadley teenager has been sent to trial accused of having a knife in a public place.

Reece Grandison, 19, of Ambrose Road, is accused of having the weapon in his possession on October 29, 2020.

He pleaded not guilty at a hearing at Basingstoke Magistrates’ Court on Thursday, December 3.

He has been remanded on unconditional bail and will appear for a trial at Winchester Crown Court on January 6, 2021.

Grandison was charged separately for being in possession of a quantity of cannabis. He was fined £40 and ordered to pay £45 in court costs and a victim surcharge of £34.

The teenager was also accused of harassing Caroline Rampton on August 28, 2020. He was remanded on bail until April 28, 2021, and ordered not to go to McColls Bishopswood Road in Tadley.