Shred It event scheduled for Saturday in Forest

(Bedford County Sheriff's Office)

BEDFORD Co., Va. (WSET) - Need to get rid of old papers? You can stop by the old Food Lion parking lot on Route 221 and the Bedford County Sheriff's Office will help you shred those documents for free!

The Shred-It event will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Officials recommend shredding old bank statements, credit card statements, tax returns, and check stubs.

According to a flyer posted on the sheriff's office Facebook page, drug take-backs, child safety seat checks, and child IDs will also be part of the event.

They're also encouraging citizens to bring donations for either the local missions or the Bedford Humane Society.

The next Shred-It Event will be in Moneta on May 6.

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