TWO knives and more than 40 needles have been found in Southampton City Centre. 

Yesterday, a number of PCSOs and Welfare Wardens carried out a 'knife sweep' in the city centre. 

The team recovered more than 40 needles left "laying around" the parks and neighbourhoods. 

Daily Echo:

They also located two large knives in the central area. 

In a post on the  'Southampton Cops' Facebook page, a spokesperson said: "Today PCSO's and Welfare Wardens conducted a joint knife sweep across Southampton City Centre, 40+ needles had been recovered which were left laying around the parks and neighbourhoods.

"These two knives were found last week by a Welfare Warden in the central area."