Appeal launches to surrender guns or face life in jail

West Midlands Police have begun a gun surrender campaign asking people to give up any weapons they might have.

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More than 40 weapons handed over in gun surrender

West Midlands Police's gun surrender campaign has now seen more than 40 weapons handed in to police stations across the region.

It was launched earlier this month as the maximum sentence for gun possession changed to life in prison.

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Appeal launches to surrender guns or face life in jail

The gun surrender campaign has been launched as the maximum sentence changes to life in prison. Credit: PA

West Midlands Police have begun a gun surrender campaign asking people to give up any weapons they might have.

It comes as the maximum sentence for gun possession has been changed to life in prison.

The force hopes it will get more guns off the streets.

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