02/02/2014 11:56 GMT | Updated 02/02/2014 12:59 GMT

Shockingly Huge Knife Seized By Metropolitan Police Officer In South London (PICTURE)

A policeman has tweeted a shocking picture of a gigantic knife he seized on the streets of London.

Sgt David Hunt was called to reports that youths were smoking cannabis in the stairwell of a housing block near Elephant and Castle in Southwark.

He posted a picture of his colleague, PC Osborne, holding the terrifying weapon.

Hunt said the find was unusual in his ward, adding on Twitter: "The worrying thing is why did they have it in the first place?"

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