A MAN is due to be sentenced today for possessing a kitchen knife in a Stroud pub.

Carl Askew, aged 54, was found with a knife at the Lord John Wetherspoon pub in Russell Street, Stroud, on September 24.

Askew, of Coltishall Close, Quedgeley, has indicated a guilty plea.

He is due to be sentenced at Cheltenham Magistrates Court today, Thursday.