Knives and swords surrended in amnesty

More than 100 knives were taken off the streets of Cambridgeshire during a knife amnesty.

Wednesday, 7th June 2017, 7:00 am
Updated Thursday, 8th June 2017, 3:29 pm

Police held the amnesty in the first week of May, with a total of 105 items being handed in - with everything from kitchen knives to swords placed in bins at police stations.

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Chief Inspector Ian Ford said: “It’s vital we are doing all we can to tackle knife crime in the county. Amnesties such as this play a positive part in raising awareness and taking weapons off the street and I’m pleased with the response from the public.”