A LARGE quantity of knives found on display in an Eastleigh property have been seized by police.

Officers were visiting a home in Falkland Road on Tueday due to concerns about someone's welfare when they spotted the collection of knives.

They were subsequently surrendered by the individual and seized for safe disposal.

No arrests were made at the time, but enquires remain ongoing.

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It comes after changes to legislation brought about by the Offensive Weapons Act 2019 in July last year, meaning it is now an offence to possess certain items such as knuckledusters, throwing stars and zombie knives, even in a private setting.

In a post on social media, Eastleigh police said: "If you own any of these items personally they can be surrendered to the knife amnesty bins.

"Stay safe."

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