Knife sweeps have been conducted by police in Didcot parks to take action against knife crime.

The sweep comes after police recently recovered a knife in Didcot and it is also part of Operation Sceptre, a national week of action designed to crack down on the threat of knife crime in the Thames Valley.

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Police visited Dirac Place, Fleet Way Park, Edmunds Park, Ladygrove Skate Park, Yew Tree Crescent Park, GWP Skate Park and Small Bone Park.

If you have any information about the possession of knives or criminal activity relating to this type of crime, please report online via Thames valley police website or call 101.

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