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Sharp rise in knife possession offences among women and girls

Some forces report doubling of instances over last five years, data uncovers.

Out of the shadows: Knife possession offences among women is rising sharply

Out of the shadows: Knife possession offences among women is rising sharply

Date - 8th August 2019
By - Nick Hudson - Police Oracle
Forces in England have seen as much as double the number of knife possession offences committed by women and girls in the last five years, police figures show. There were 1,509 offences recorded in 2018 – revealing a rise of at least 10 per...
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