Two ‘potentially-lethal’ weapons were taken off the streets yesterday, police said.

Dorset Police received a report yesterday morning (Wednesday, December 11) that knives had been located at an address in the Westham area of Weymouth.

A spokesman for Weymouth and Portland Police said: “The weapons were collected by officers and taken into police property.

“We have taken appropriate safeguarding measures in response.

“No arrests have been made and no further offences were reported at this time.”