Young Wigan man admits to having vicious knife in public

A young Wigan man has admitted being armed with a blade.
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Ryan Baybutt, 22, of Belvedere Place in Worsley Mesnes, stood in the dock before Wigan and Leigh justices to plead guilty to a single charge of having a flip knife in Farr Close, also in Worsley Mesnes, on May 9 this year.

The offence is a breach of the 1988 Criminal Justice Act.

Sentencing was adjourned until July 13 for the preparation of reports.

Baybutt was released on unconditional bail.