A HEDGE End man caught with cannabis has been hit with a £460 fine.

Leigh Richards, 24, was caught with the Class B drug in Hedge End on July 17.

Appearing at Southampton Magistrates' Court, Richards, of Bursledon Road, Hedge End, pleaded guilty to possession of cannabis.

He was fined £460, ordered to pay court costs of £85 and a victim surcharge of £46.

The court also ordered that the cannabis be destroyed.