Knife crime rises in England and Wales as London murders surge

news.sky.com
Knife crime rises in England and Wales as London murders surge
By Greg Heffer, News Reporter
6-7 minutes

Police recording of knife crime rose by 22% in England and Wales last year while London experienced a surging murder rate, official figures show.

According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), police recorded 39,598 offences involving a knife or sharp instrument in 2017 – up from 32,468 in the previous 12 months.

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See list of 2018 stabbings in London–London

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