Teen admits possessing knife in murder trial

A teenager accused of murdering a 17-year-old has admitted possessing a knife before the start of the trial.

The accused, also aged 17, denies murdering Yousef Makki on 2 March on a street in Hale Barns, Greater Manchester.

The suspect pleaded guilty to a charge of perverting the course of justice but also denied conspiracy to commit robbery at Manchester Crown Court.

A second defendant, also 17, pleaded not guilty to perverting the course of justice and conspiracy to robbery but admitted a charge of possession of a knife.

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