Ditch the Blade
Written by Hitmix Local News on 9 May 2021
72 people were arrested and over 270 people were stopped and searched during a week long crackdown on knife crime in Staffordshire and Cheshire.
More than 420 weapons were handed in via a number of surrender bins.
Police also visited scores of schools to talk to thousands of youngsters about the potentially fatal consequences of carrying weapons.
14 warning notices were also handed out to people believed to be habitual knife carriers in Cheshire.