A KNIFE was found by police in the car park of the Pyramids shopping centre in Birkenhead.

A Bebington police community support officer came across the weapon as they were on foot patrol yesterday.

A spokesman for Team Bebington said: "One of our PCSOs on foot patrol in Birkenhead yesterday found a knife in the car park of Pyramids shopping centre. That’s another one off the streets.

"Our officers always look for weapons when out on patrol as part of their patrol."

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Anyone with information about weapons should contact the police via @merpolcc on Twitter or Merseyside Police Contact Centre on Facebook.