A WOMAN has been handed a community order after being found to be in possession of a kitchen knife in Stroud.

Charlie Waplington, 20, of Ashway Court, Cashes Green, was caught with the knife in Fawkes Place, Stroud, in November last year.

She pleaded guilty to the charges at Cheltenham Magistrates’ Court on July 30, 2020.

Waplington was given a six week curfew and will have to wear an electronic tag. She was also ordered to pay costs totalling £185 by August 27, 2020.