During a three-hour anonymous knife amnesty more than 70 blades, including a samurai sword and two machetes. were taken off the streets by Northamptonshire Police.
Northamptonshire Police hosted the amnesty titled 'Save a life surrender your knife' between 11am and 2pm near the old Chronicle & Echo site on the corner Earl Street in Upper Mounts.
Two more events will be taking place this week so knives can be disposed of anonymously and safely.
Blades can be disposed of in St Georges Street tomorrow (Tuesday, March 14) bewteen 1pm and 4pm and on Friday, March 17 in Semilong between 1pm and 4pm.