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Emergency services to hold knife amnesties in Northamptonshire

The aim is to encourage people to surrender weapons Credit: ITV News Anglia

Emergency services in Northamptonshire have joined forces to tackle knife crime.

The Police and Fire Service will hold two knife amnesties next week to encourage people to hand in weapons anonymously.

The aim is to raise awareness of the dangers of carrying knives and reduce the number of violent crimes in the county.

Where can you hand the weapons in?

  • Tuesday 14 March - Mobile Police Station at St Georges Street from 1pm to 4pm
  • Friday 17 March - Mobile Police Station at Semilong Road from 1pm to 4pm.



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