Knives surrendered at Chichester Police Station total 20

Twenty knives were surrendered at Chichester Police Station as part of a national police operation.

Friday, 15th March 2019, 1:11 pm
Updated Friday, 15th March 2019, 2:21 pm
A quarter of the knives surrendered at the police station. Picture via Chichester Police

From our sister titles: Knife crime in Sussex - pictures show knives and guns seized in zero tolerance police crackdownThe weapons are twenty surrendered by people as part of Operation Sceptre which was launched in 2015 to reduce knife crime. Police have been out in force across the county to help tackle the issue.

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"As a result of our knife crime awareness week, here are some of the 20 knives that were surrendered at #Chichester Police Station yesterday.

A quarter of the knives surrendered at the police station. Picture via Chichester Police

"Our knife amnesty bins give people the opportunity to safely get rid of their knives, no questions asked. Or if you are worried about someone carrying a knife when they shouldn't be, you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

"Our knife amnesty bins are located in #Chichester Police Station Front Office. #OpSceptre #BinTheKnife."