A MAN has been jailed for six months for carrying a knife more than three inches in public.

Tyler Roberts, of Gordon Street, Leigh, was sentenced at Wigan and Leigh Magistrates' Court on Friday for possession of a folded pocket knife on Leigh Road on May 12 last year.

The 24-year-old was also found guilty of drug-driving on the same day.

He was also convicted of stealing a watch from Sports Direct in Leigh on October 31.