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Met figures show gang violence bounced back to pre-Covid levels

Gang violence after the first lockdown bounced back to higher levels because of built-up grievances on social media, the Metropolitan Police have said.

Commander Jane Connors

Commander Jane Connors

Date - 27th January 2021
By - Chloe Livadeas
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For the first three months of the year, knife crime with injury was down 21 per cent compared with the same period in 2019, and dropped further during lockdown. But between May and early August when lockdown restrictions were eased, both knife...
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