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Machete and hammer among horror haul of weapons recovered from Twickenham knife bin

A machete and hammer were among the weapons emptied out of the surrender bin at Twickenham Police Station

A machete, hammer and cleaver were among a horror haul of deadly weapons dropped into a knife bin in Twickenham .

This is the frightening image of the stash of sharp bladed objects pulled out from the container outside Twickenham Police Station on Tuesday (September 26).

An astounding range of 36 knives were uncovered after the surrender bin was emptied by officers.

Richmond Police posted a message on Twitter to report on the recent haul seized on Tuesday.

They wrote: "Today the Knife bin at Twickenham Police Station was emptied.

"All were deposited anonymously. 36 more knives off the street #StopKnifeCrime."

Haul of knives recovered from knife bin at Twickenham Police station(Image: @MPSRichmond)

The image is the latest in Metropolitan Police revealing the large quantity of weapons they have seized over the last few weeks.

Last week in Hounslow, a haul of dangerous weapons dropped in the knife bin were revealed.

In Hammermsith, an enormous cleaver knife was taken off the streets.

This was dropped in a knife bin in Uxbridge(Image: Hillingdon Police)

A shocking photo emerged on Wednesday September 27 of a Nightmare on Elm Street inspired glove and another image showed the range of knives taken from visitors to the Natural History Museum.

The Metropolitan Police launched Operation Sceptre in 2015 to reduce knife crime and other weapons on the streets of London.

As part of this the surrender bins or knife bins were introduced to allow people to anonymously deposit a weapon without being prosecuted.

Meanwhile local forces continue to use other methods of policing such as stop and search, weapons sweeps and test purchase operations in shops.

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