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Last Updated: Friday, 16 June 2006, 14:22 GMT 15:22 UK
In pictures: Knife amnesty

Alloa knives

Superintendent Gavin Buist displays some knives handed into police at Alloa Police station in Scotland.

Rocket launcher

Devon and Cornwall police were surprised to receive this rocket launcher which can fire 350 metres.

Letter openers

A collection of 500 ornamental letter openers were handed to Lothian and Borders police.

Gloucestershire knife

Gloucestershire police described this knife as "terrifying".

Staffs throwing knife

Sergeant Jim Mills of Staffordshire Police with a collapsible circular throwing knife handed in to his force.

Kent knife

One of the hundreds of weapons handed in to Kent police.

Met knives

Some of the weapons to be destroyed by the Metropolitan Police.


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