A CLEATOR Moor man has been given a suspended sentence after he was caught with a Stanley knife.

Paul Drinkwater, 51, of Clayton Avenue, Cleator Moor pleaded guilty to having a bladed article in a public place - Wath Brow.

He was served with a 120 day sentence that was suspended for two years.

Drinkwater must carry out 40-hours unpaid work over the next 12 months.

His guilty plea was taken into consideration when imposing the sentence.