A 19-year-old charged with possession of cannabis and driving a car without insurance has been released on bail.

Junior Tabala, of Lancaster Avenue in Mitcham, was arrested on October 24 last year in Maple Close, Mitcham, on suspicion of possessing of the class B drug.

He appeared in Wimbleon Magistrates' Court on Thursday, July 31, also charged with driving a Renault car in Maple Close without insurance.

Mr Tabala pleaded not guilty to possession of cannabis and guilty to driving the car without insurance at an earlier hearing on May 7.

His trial is due to continue at Wimbledon Magistrates' Court on Thursday, August 21.