More than 190 items were handed into Wiltshire Police during the two-week surrender National Firearms Surrender which ended on Sunday, August 4.

The 65 firearms, 24 flares and 21 rounds of ammunition surrendered included: air rifles, a de-activated AK-47, shotguns, BB guns, starter pistols and a Mauser Machine Pistol, two First World War bolt-action rifles and older muzzle-loading rifles.

Also handed in were items that could be considered dangerous in the wrong hands, including 82 knives, two pepper spray canisters, mace spray and black power propellant.

Most of the firearms will be destroyed, but some will be kept for training purposes, and antique items could be passed to museums.

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