More than sixty weapons have been handed into Cumbria Police in the first seven days of their two week firearm surrender.
firearms handed in to the stations across the county.
Cumbria Constabulary is teaming up with other police forces in the UK in a bid to stop weapons from getting into the wrong hands.
Those handing over weapons will not face prosecution, at the point of surrender, and can remain anonymous if they wish.
Over the last week, police have received:
Air Rifles 12
Air Pistols 5
Replica firearms 3
Deactivated firearms 2
Blank Firing guns 5
Flares/Black Powder 4
“It’s brilliant to see members of the public have stepped-up and handed in their unwanted firearms, meaning they will never be used to cause fear or harm.
The stations where you can hand your weapons in are:
Penrith (Hunter Lane)
Members of the public have the chance to anonymously hand in any unlawful and unwanted firearms and ammunition until 4 August.