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.