Knives recovered from Northamptonshire secondary school

Knives were recovered from a Northamptonshire secondary school after pupils handed them in.

Tuesday, 20th September 2016, 4:04 pm
Updated Wednesday, 5th October 2016, 1:53 pm
One of the recovered knives.

The two knives, one 10cm long and the other more than 15cm long, were collected by the Rural North Safer Community Team as part of a routine collection of items.

A police spokesman said the force would not be revealing which school it was, but said there had been no incidents.

The spokesman said: “We will not disclose the school as it may unduly worry parents.

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“The parents of the children involved have been informed. There were no incidents and no threats.

“The children have been given a lesson in why they shouldn’t take knives to school.”