WEAPONS have been seized by police following the execution of search warrants in Deeside.

On Monday (May 16), police conducted search warrants in the Garden City and Shotton areas as part of their ongoing work supporting Op Sceptre - a national initiative aimed at tackling knife crime.

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As part of this operation, police are also facilitating a knife amnesty - meaning if you have unwanted knives that you'd like to dispose of safely you can take them to special amnesty bins located at:

Mold Police Station - open daily between 9am and 1pm / 3pm to 6pm

Deeside Police Station -  Tuesday May, 17 from 9am until 7pm and Friday, May 20 from 8am until 4pm.