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Week of knife surrender sees weapons sweep at Frenchwood Allotments

Numerous weapons have been collected on the first day of Operation Sceptre Pic: Preston Police Operation Sceptre, the national week of knife surrender, has begun. Preston Police are inviting people to surrender weapons to one of the knife bins located in Princess Street in Avenham, […]

7 days ago
102 knives and weapons surrendered in Avenham as part of Operation Sceptre

As part of Operation Sceptre, Preston police officers emptied the knife surrender bin on Princess Street in Avenham. A total of 102 knives and other weapons have been surrendered by […]

6 months ago
Live question and answer session with Preston Police and JJ Effect founder as part of anti-knife crime week

Preston Police will be hosting a live question and answers session with JJ Effect founder Byron Highton. The creator of anti-knife organisation, JJ Effect CIC is joining the cities police […]

1 year ago
Preston Police make arrest following latest knife crime clampdown

The lock knife found by Preston Neighbourhood Police Team. A knife found by Preston Neighbourhood Police Team lead to the arrest of a 20-year-old male. The unnamed man appeared at Preston Magistrates court yesterday, April 27, he was then […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Weapon sweeps take place across Preston as police begin knife crime clampdown

Preston police Operation Sceptre. Pic: Preston police Preston police have launched an operation to prevent knife crime this week. Operation Sceptre is a reassurance activity where the police will carry out weapon sweeps. This is part of […]

2 years ago
Crackdown on knife-carrying in Preston begins

Knives handed in during a knife amnesty in 2016 Knives handed in during a knife amnesty in 2016 Prestonians who know of someone carrying a knife have been urged to report it to police. Operation Sceptre is likely to […]

5 years ago
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