Public urged by police force to give up firearms
People are getting the chance to surrender their firearms during a nationwide police operation.
Northumbria Police is taking part in Operation Aztec, giving members of the public a chance to safely and anonymously dispose of firearms and ammunition.
Chief Inspector Dave Gould said: “This surrender gives people an opportunity to safely and anonymously dispose of firearms and ammunition in a safe environment.
While there are designated police stations for the surrender, the public can go to any police station. The operation runs until the end of Sunday, November 26.
More information, including FAQs, is available on the Northumbria Police website.