Police in the United Kingdom want to public to know they’re working to combat violence on city streets, where ordinary kitchen utensils transform into deadly weapons – some more deadly than others.View image on Twitter
“Yesterday we conducted weapons sweeps, dealt with a person injured from a van reversing on them, reported a burglary and collected all these from @scope charity shop who diligently didn’t want them to get into the wrong hands & disposed of correctly & safely,” the Regents Park Police posted to Twitter, along with a picture of the haul.
The cache of weapons consisted of several large butcher knives and other big blades, from a fencing sword and machete to serrated bread knives and meat skewers. But followers online noticed there were also some peculiar items included among the potential tools of death.
“I count a letter opener, sharpening steel, several bread knives, a few serving forks, and a spatula among this cache of dangerous weapons,” Arthur Boreman wrote. “I literally cannot tell if this is a parody account or not.” – READ MORE