PETE LIBERTINE PLEADS NOT GUILTY

Pete Doherty is facing the charge of possession of an offensive weapon...

Libertines guitarist PETE DOHERTY has pleaded not guilty to possession of an offensive weapon.

Doherty made a brief appearance at Thames Magistrates Court (June 29), where he’s facing the charge.

The court heard that the alleged incident happened on Hackney Road, London E2.

Pete, dressed in a grey suit, was supported in court by a number of friends, including Alan McGee, the band’s manager.

By pleading not guilty Doherty will now have to return to the same court on August 10 for a preliminary hearing.