THREE men have admitted to carrying offensive weapons - which include a pair of nunchucks, a metal knuckle duster and a Swiss army knife. 

The cases were heard at Bradford and Keighley Magistrates' Court with the defendants from across West Yorkshire.

On April 14, Paul Victor Brown, 28, of Stead Lane, Leeds, had nunchucks in his possession without lawful authority or reasonable excuse on Harrogate Road, Bradford

He pleaded guilty in court on April 28 and was fined £200, ordered to pay a £34 victim surcharge and will pay the courts £85.

A quantity of cannabis was also found on Brown which was destroyed. There was no separate penalty for this.

Mohammed Miah, 19, of Louis Avenue, Bradford, had a community order against him for carrying a metal knuckle duster and one small grip sealed bag of cannabis.

On March 28, he was found in possession of both on Queens Road in Halifax.

Miah pleaded guilty to the pair of offences and was ordered to pay £95 victim surcharge and £85 to the courts on May 19.

Dewsbury resident Daniel Barber, 18, pleaded guilty to carrying a Swiss army knife on Bull Close Lane, Halifax on September 30, 2020.

He was issued with a community order which includes him having to carry out 80 hours of unpaid work within the next 12 months. This work will be supervised by the responsible officer.

He will pay the £180 balance owed, £95 victim surcharge and £85 to the courts, by £20.00 per month commencing on June 15.