Police officers joined a talk at Bury College on Thursday to raise awareness of serious crime.

Bury Neighbourhood Officers attended a knife crime awareness talk at the college in partnership with the council.

Students listened to guest speakers telling their real, impactful and emotional experiences and watched educational videos on knife related offences.

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The police say that reducing knife crime and serious violence is a priority across Greater Manchester and stressed that knifes will not be tolerated on our streets.

Bury Police Station keep a Knife Amnesty Box where people can hand in knives anonymously.

Knives can also be handed in at the front counter.

If you have any information about knife crime in your local area, contact us on 101 or call 999 in an emergency. You can also report crime via crime stoppers here.