Murderous weapons handed in to police

SAS killing knives, swords and cut-throat razors are among the weapons handed in to police during a month-long amnesty.More than 160 offensive weapons were surrendered to police in steel bins in three locations around Ipswich town centre.

SAS killing knives, swords and cut-throat razors are among the weapons handed in to police during a month-long amnesty.

More than 160 offensive weapons were surrendered to police in steel bins in three locations around Ipswich town centre.

The most unusual of the haul, including a num-chukkas, used in martial arts, are being examined by Ipswich museum.

Inspector Peter Haystead said: "The weapons amnesty has undoubtedly been a success, each knife taken off the streets of Ipswich has potentially saved a life.


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"All weapons will now be disposed of by being melted down or those believed to be of historic interest will be inspected by the Ipswich museum."

The steel bins, on loan from Bedfordshire police, are now being used in three locations around Haverhill until the end of August.

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