Weapon amnesty in Wellingborough as nationwide campaign to reduce knife crime launches
A knife amnesty has started in Wellingborough today as part of a week-long national campaign to reduce knife crime.
Weapons can be handed at the front counter of Wellingborough police station between 10am and 4pm until Saturday.
Wellingborough PCSO Paul Hurst tweeted a photo showing some of the items handed in since the start of 2019.
Among the blades are two axes, a samurai sword, a machete, various kitchen knives and a hunting-style knife.
The nationwide campaign is called Operation Sceptre.