A MAN swung a 'Rambo-style' knife at terrified car owners in a Redditch street after being caught trying to break into their vehicle.

The scary incident happened last Sunday (November 10) at around 2pm on Cedar Road and has left police appealing for witnesses.

Inspector Carrie Solomon said: “Officers were called by members of the public who witnessed a young man reportedly attempting several different car door handles on Cedar Road, Redditch.

"When challenged by the owners of one the cars the man produced a large, Rambo-style knife.

"The man swung the knife at the victims before running off. The suspect disappeared after running off toward Bridley Moor Road."

The offender is described as being in his early twenties, of slim build, about 6ft tall, wearing a black tracksuit and carrying a small black man-bag.

Anyone with information should call police on 101 or 999 if it is an emergency and quote incident number 0384s of 10 November 2019.