A TEENAGER who threatened to slash a group of terrified householders has been warned to expect a jail sentence.
Brendan Martin, 19, was caught carrying a blade in Andrew Dodds Avenue, Mayfield, Midlothian, on June 27.
Edinburgh Sheriff Court heard yesterday how Martin had earlier threatened a number of residents in the street with the weapon.
Martin pleaded guilty to breach of the peace and knife possession charges. Sentence was deferred until September 7.