A weapon has been taken off the streets after being discovered by a member of the public.

The bladed item was found in the Hunderton area of Hereford and handed to a Police officer.

A spokesperson for West Mercia Police said:

“Whilst on patrol, an SNT officer was handed the pictured blade in the area of HUNDERTON. 

“Luckily, a member of public found this weapon whilst an officer was in the area, they were able to seize this and get it off the street.

“We are reminding members of public that if you find any weapons/ bladed articles, please hand this to the local station or Police Officer as soon as possible. 

“This nasty weapon will now be disposed of. 

“Thank you for keeping our streets safe.”