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Unusual Weapon

Unusual Weapon

Walker Sword

Offenders may attempt to use this metal device that appears to be an ordinary walking cane. The expandable shaft can be removed from the handle portion to expose a knife blade, posing a serious threat to the safety of law enforcement officers. The blade also could be fitted into a walker or crutch.

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