Banned knives found for sale to UK customers online

West Sussex Trading Standards, with Sussex Police, has found UK sellers advertising banned knives for online sale to UK customers.

16 banned knives, including swords, a blowpipe and flick knives were found on global online marketplaces.

11 of the sellers were based in the UK while four were based in China.

The online marketplace concerned were contacted by Trading Standards and the knives were confirmed as being removed from sale to any UK customers.