A NUMBER of knives and "swords' have been seized from an address in Flintshire.

North Wales Police's North Flintshire team has said its officers attended an address in Holywell on Thursday (November 25) to reports that a man had "swords and knives" in a room there.

Officers conducted searches and several weapons were seized and will be sent for destruction, police said.

It forms part of Operation Sceptre - a week-long North Wales Police initiative to raise awareness of and clamp down on knife crime.