Preston police officers are working hard to make knife crime a thing of the past.Advertisement
As a result, the police force have created a weapons amnesty, running this week (w/c 9 November) where knives and other dangerous weapons can be dropped off anonymously without repercussions.
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As part of Operation Sceptre, officers have emptied the knife surrender bins on Kingsfold, Penwortham and Princess Street in Avenham.
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Around 150 knives and weapons have been surrendered and are now out of circulation thanks to the public.
Police are urging people to think twice and get rid of their weapons to tackle knife crime.
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