A MAN has been charged with illegal possession of a knife in a Renfrewshire street.

Police stopped the 31-year-old suspect in Barnsford Road, Inchinnan, at around 6pm on Tuesday, after a member of the public reported observing a man who appeared to be under the influence.

The man was allegedly found with a blade in his wallet, which had been concealed within a credit card.

He was taken into custody before being released later.

A report has been sent to the Procurator Fiscal.

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