A MILFORD Haven PCSO, promoting a police knife amnesty, was handed a large blade while on patrol.

Dyfed-Powys Police is cracking down on illegal possession of knives as part of Operation Sceptre, a national a week of action that runs from March 11 to 17.

The aim of the week is to increase awareness about the dangers of carrying knives and the laws around buying and selling knives and blades.

A full report may be seen here.

Knife amnesty bins will also be placed around the force area, including Haverfordwest and Pembroke Dock police stations, for people to hand over knives or blades.

Posting on Twitter, Milford Haven police wrote: “Paul 8064, this was handed into my possession recently whilst on patrol promoting our #opsceptre campaign, raising awareness of the sale and consequences of #knifecrime. Item will be destroyed.”