Officers from British Transport Police were present at Wolverhampton Railway Station as part of the #LifeOrKnife campaign by West Midlands Police.
Working alongside West Midlands Railway staff, the officers spent the day on Saturday, September 26 at the station talking to passengers as part of the operation.
#LifeOrKnife | We ran a knife crime operation at #Wolverhampton train station this afternoon 🚔— Safer Travel Police - #StayAlert (@ST_Police) September 24, 2020
Thanks @BTPWestMids Wolverhampton team & @WestMidRailway for your support 🚆👮🏽
1 stop search and 1 knife found means the railway is another step safer for passengers 👍🏼 @BTPBhm pic.twitter.com/xgnzghIn5C
During the course of the day, officers made one stop and search and discovered one knife.
The #LifeOrKnife campaign is a region-wide campaign to teach people the consequences of carrying a knife and the impact it can have.
To find out more, visit lifeorknife.west-midlands.police.uk