Teenager accused of having knife in Ballymena says it was for a 'legitimate reason'

Teenager accused of having knife in Ballymena says it was for a 'legitimate reason'

AN 18-year-old from Rossdale, Ballymena, denies possessing a knife 'without good reason or lawful authority' at the town's Cushendall Road on May 9 this year.

A defence lawyer said Jaydem Scullion had a "legitimate reason" for having the knife and at Ballymena Magistrates Court the case was adjourned to August 26.