A TALENTED youngster will have his anti-knife poster placed around Tendring for all to see.

Freddie McGrath, nine, entered a colouring competition to design an anti-knife poster.

His poster was selected as the winning drawing by Tendring’s district commander Chief Insp Lily Benbow.

The poster has now been made into 30 signs which will be placed around the district.

An Essex Police spokesman said: “We met the winner and his extremely proud family to show them how his important message will be broadcast across Tendring and presented him with a sign he can keep.

“He also got the chance to have a look inside the police station and visit the cells.

“Freddie told us that he loves drawing and even at his young age, clearly has an understanding of the danger and devastation that knives can cause.”