"Saddened and angry": Police find huge machete hidden in Beeston park "where children play"

Police officers were left "saddened and angry" after discovering a huge machete hidden in a Beeston park.

Tuesday, 5th October 2021, 2:17 pm
Updated Tuesday, 5th October 2021, 2:18 pm

A member of the public contacted West Yorkshire Police this morning to say that they had found a knife in Cross Flatts Park, Beeston.

The force said they "were both saddened and angry to find this where children play".

The knife was seized by officers.

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The knife was seized by officers. Pic: WYP

In a social media post, the force said: "Please help us keep the parks and green spaces safe for everybody to use."

Social media users reacted with disgust at the discovery.

One said: "Some weird people around."

Another added: "All parks should have bright lighting."

The knife was seized by officers. Pic: WYP