A STRETFORD teenager has appeared in court accused of hard drugs dealing in Manchester.

Harls Rehman, 19, has been charged with possession of crack cocaine and heroin with intent to supply on July 22.

Rehman, of Kings Road, is also accused of possession of an offensive weapon, namely a pointed stick, in a public place, namely Higher Cambridge Street in Hulme.

He has pleaded not guilty to all three offences and Manchester magistrates have directed a jury trial on the matters. Rehman was bailed to appear at Minshull Street Crown Court on September 1.