Knife amnesty is declared by police in Milton Keynes

People who carry knives are being urged to put them in a special knife amnesty bin to be placed outside MK police station next week.

Thursday, 22nd April 2021, 3:15 pm
Updated Thursday, 22nd April 2021, 3:18 pm

The no-questions-asked amnesty is part of the latest phase of Operation Sceptre, a national week of intense action to help raise awareness of the dangers of knife crime.

In MK, the knife amnesty bin will be placed at the police stations for members of the public to safely dispose of knives between Monday April 26 and Sunday May 2.

A police spokesman said: "Please make sure that all knives are safely wrapped in tape and newspaper before putting in the bin."

The knife amnesty bin will be at MK police station

If you have any information about the possession of knives or criminal activity relating to this type of crime, please call 101 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.