A MAN charged with intent to supply class A drugs and a knife has appeared in court.

Forrest Bentick, 18, of Valley Hill in Loughton, was arrested by police on Wednesday, April 5.

He was charged with possessing class A drugs with intent to supply, possessing class B drugs and a knife.

Mr Bentick appeared at Chelmsford Magistrates Court last Thursday (April 6). He will remain in custody until the case goes to crown court on May 4.