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Deadly stats point to knife crime rising more steeply outside London

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Weapons sweep: Met officers Officers search for knives outside the Glass Mill Centre in Lewisham, south London, as part of Operation Sceptre

Weapons sweep: Met officers Officers search for knives outside the Glass Mill Centre in Lewisham, south London, as part of Operation Sceptre

Date - 13th March 2019
By - Nick Hudson - Police Oracle
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Knife crime is rising more than four times as fast away from the UK capital, official police data reveals. Bladed weapon-related offences in 34 English and Welsh counties showed an average increase of 47.5 per cent between April 2010 and September...
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