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'Gladiator-style' sword handed in to police

People can turn weapons in to Douglas, Castletown, Ramsey and Peel stations.

No prosecution - as it's Weapons Amnesty month

The Isle of Man Constabulary's Weapons Amnesty is well underway, and they're reminding residents they'll be no prosecutions for handing in arsenal this month.

Inspector Derek Flint says police have received a mixed haul of weapons, like firearms, ammunition and knives - and more original pieces, like a 'centurion-style' sword.

As in previous years, people can surrender any harmful items throughout February - stopping short of potential explosives, which requires specialist removal.

Inspector Flint tells us more about the most unique article officers have destroyed:

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