400 weapons handed in to police as part of knife amnesty

Knives, samurai swords, machetes, an axe, crossbows and even a mace have been handed in as part of a weapon amnesty.
The items were given in at police stations across County Durham and Darlington during last week’s Operation Brassen amnesty.
Collection bins were set up in 11 stations across Durham Constabulary force area where members of the public could anonymously drop off bladed articles.
Officers hoped the amnesty would provide the chance to take potentially deadly weapons out of circulation.
Detective Chief Inspector Paul Gray, from Durham Constabulary, said: “I would like to thank... read more

 
26 September 2018 in Regional North East, Views: 26
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