Po­lice ar­rest three as sword and drugs seized

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teenagers near Hud­der­s­field Bus Sta­tion.

And last month an­other ma­chete was re­cov­ered from a ve­hi­cle in Hud­der­s­field town cen­tre dur­ing an op­er­a­tion to tackle crime and anti-so­cial be­hav­iour.

Con­cern has been ex­pressed over a re­cent rise in knife crime in parts of Hud­der­s­field.

West York­shire Po­lice holds an­nual gun and weapon amnesties where the pub­lic are in­vited to hand in weapons with no ques­tions asked.

Ear­lier this year a stag­ger­ing 32 guns were handed in from Kirklees alone dur­ing a two-week amnesty, more than in Leeds and Brad­ford, and 34 other weapons – mainly knives – were given up.

In 2016 the weapons haul in Kirklees in­cluded an AK47 as­sault ri­fle.

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