MORE knives have been seized by police scouring Blackbird Leys as part of a crackdown on crime.

Three blades were found by Thames Valley Police officers during an arrest of two men suspected of being county lines drug dealers.

The knives were discovered by the Blackbird Leys and Party 1 teams when they searched the address the men were found in.

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In a separate incident, a man was this morning charged with attempted murder after a woman was stabbed outside the Co-op in Headington.

Officers are continuing to search for blades in open spaces in Blackbird Leys as part of Operation Sceptre.

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The force is staging a week-long knife amnesty until Sunday,  following a surge of stabbings across the county recently.

Knife surrender bins have been placed in police stations, with all blades surrendered anonymously and no names taken.

This morning, police searching for knives in Barton tweeted that they had helped a resident dispose of some 'unwanted knives'.

A previous amnesty saw more than 100 knives collected across Oxfordshire.

On Tuesday, a woman in her 20s was stabbed outside the London Road Co-op in Headington.

The victim was rushed to the John Radcliffe hospital with serious injuries and was still there yesterday afternoon.

Jordan Anderson, of no fixed abode, was charged this morning with attempted murder. 

The attack came less than two weeks after a 22-year-old from Southampton was killed in a brutal stabbing in Southfield Road, East Oxford.

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Last week, Judge Peter Ross warned of a country-wide ‘maelstrom’ as he jailed a 16-year-old for brutally slashing a man with a 12-inch knife in Cowley during a gang-related robbery.