Hundreds of dangerous knives including machetes and samurai swords have been handed into police during a knife amnesty in Southampton. The month-long campaign has been supported by a mother who knows all too well the heartache caused by knife crime.
Hannah Costigan talked to Jen Singleton, victim's mother, and Chief Inspector Kelly Whiting of Hampshire Police.
Hundreds of knives and blades - including machetes and samurai swords - have been handed in to police during a knife amnesty in Hampshire.
The month-long campaign has been supported by Jen Singleton, whose son Lewis died after being stabbed six years ago. Hannah Costigan reports.
Hampshire Police have revealed that the public handed in 303 knives in a month-long knife amnesty in Southampton. The initiative follows several incidents over the past two years including six stabbings.
More than three hundred knives have been handed in during a knife amnesty held by Hampshire Police. The force has revealed the figures after a month-long amnesty.