Over fifty firearms surrended
Police have reported a 'successful' Island weapons amnesty.
A social media post says the program yielded some 53 guns and 80 knives, swords or machetes.
It also recieved six prohibited items such as noxious sprays or knuckle dusters, one crossbow and 520 rounds of ammunition.
The recent weapons surrender by the IOM Constabulary was a successful program - 53 Firearms, 1 Crossbow, 80 knives/swords/machetes, 6 prohibited articles/noxious spray/knuckle duster etc & 520 rounds of Ammunition all handed in. #KeepingPeopleSafe #KeepingTheIOMSafe #OSG pic.twitter.com/i2rQCoAWef— Isle of Man Police - Operational Support Group (@IOMOSG) August 6, 2019
The two-week initiative finished on Sunday (4 August).