ALMOST 100 knives, 1,000 tools and 300 cans and bottles of alcohol have been seized by security staff at Bristol courts.

Defendants, witnesses and supporters have attempted to smuggle an arsenal of knifes, screwdrivers, Allen keys and nail files past staff working at Bristol’s Crown and Magistrates Courts between May 2014 and 2015.

Reported by the Bristol Post. You can read the full story here. 

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