More than 200 guns handed in as part of amnesty

Greater Manchester Police received 225 firearms and over 3000 rounds of ammunition during the 'Give Up The Gun' firearms amnesty. Of the 225, over 80 weapons were illegally owned.

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Gun amnesty hailed a success

More than 200 guns have been taken off the streets of Greater Manchester as part of a two week amnesty. The weapons as well as more than 3000 rounds of ammunition were turned in as part of the 'Give up the Gun' campaign. The haul included rifles and handguns as well as a sub machine gun and a shotgun disguised as a walking stick. Detective Chief Inspector Debbie Dooley say the amnesty has helped make the streets safer.

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