A BELBROUGHTON woman made the shocking discovery of a nine-inch blade abandoned on her driveway.

The woman, whose exact address has not been revealed, handed the weapon into police in Halesowen on Thursday morning (March 14).

Halesowen Police tweeted: "Thank you to the vigilant resident who has found this knife on her driveway this morning and handed it to @HalesowenWMP.

"Another knife off the streets."