MEMBERS of the public handed in a total of 130 knives to Warrington Police during a week of action tackling knife crime.
Officers also visited local schools to talk about the dangers of carrying knives while Bleed kits were also placed in local police stations.
Knife sweeps were also carried out throughout Warrington while officers manned knife bins at various locations around the town.
Anyone who is worried about someone carrying knives is urged to have a chat with them about the dangers or report to the police.
If you know anyone is walking the streets carrying knives let police know either on 101 or anonymously via crimes toppers on 0800 555111.
As our week of action on knife crime comes to an end
We have had 130 knives handed in
School talks carried out on danger of carrying knives
Bleed kits placed in our police stations
Knife sweeps throughout warrington#OpSceptre #KnifeFreeWarrington pic.twitter.com/r05PICVqeU
— Warrington Police (@PoliceWarr) November 20, 2021