A KNIFE has been seized following a 'weapon sweep' in Tilehurst.

Five police officers and nine police cadets braced the weather from Storm Dennis to scour the area today.

The weapon sweep uncovered a knife from the streets after searching areas around Dee Road.

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It comes as part of the force's ongoing investigations as part of Operation Sceptre to tackle knife crime in the area.

A tweet detailing the operation was posted online, alongside a picture of officers within the estate.