POLICE patrolling a rural road in Wythall came across a rather unusual discovery on Monday afternoon (September 14).

Officers found a safe sitting at the side of the road on Watery Lane between Weatheroak Hill and Lilley Green Road.

PC Simon Albutt of the Alvechurch and Wythall Safer Neighbourhood Team has issued an appeal for information to find out whether it is lost, stolen or discarded.

The safe is light grey and manufactured by SentrySafe.

Anyone who can help their enquiries is asked to call police on 101 quoting incident number 00145 of September 14.