Blade found inside cane at Coleman A. Young Municipal Center in Detroit

(WXYZ) - Wayne County Sheriff's officers detained a 52-year-old Detroit man on Thursday after they discovered a large knife inside the man's walking cane. 

The officers were notified after the cane was run through an x-ray machine at the Coleman A. Young Municipal Center. The man told authorities his friend gave him the cane and that he did not know there was a 15-inch blade inside. 

The man told officers he was headed to the Detroit Retirement Board to conduct business. 

We're told the man is licensed to carry a concealed weapon. 

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