Machete and axe recovered by Burnley police in knife bin haul

A machete and an axe were among the latest haul police have recovered from a Burnley knife bin.
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They also recovered 30 kitchen knives, a hunting knife, an axe and a BB Gun from the Croft Street bin as part of Operation Sceptre.

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A spokesman for Burnley Police said: “All these weapons being off the streets can only be good news and means they cannot fall into the wrong hands.”

Anyone with information relating to knife crime can contact police on 101.