Knife bins have been put up in three separate Buckinghamshire towns to help prevent the crime within the county.

Bins have been put in Aylesbury, High Wycombe, and Milton Keynes as part of a national knife amnesty operation.

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The pins have been placed at the town’s respected police stations for members of the pub to ‘safely dispose of knives’ between Monday, April 26 and Sunday, May 2.

What TVP Milton Keynes posted

Thames Valley Police are actively targeting knife crime and those who carry knives in the latest phase of Operation...

Posted by TVP Milton Keynes on Thursday, 22 April 2021

Residents have been asked to safely wrap the knives in tape and newspaper before putting them in the bins.

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In a brief statement, TVP Milton Keynes said: “If you have any information about the possession of knives or criminal activity relating to this type of crime, please call 101 or alternatively you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”