Knife crime

Saturday, November 10, 2018

Saturday, November 10, 2018

Home Secretary calls for ‘more leadership all round’ to stop children being drawn into crime

Home Secretary calls for ‘more leadership all round’ to stop children being drawn into crime

Sajid Javid calls for ‘more leadership’ to stop children being drawn into crime

Sajid Javid has said there needs to be "more leadership all round" after unveiling details of a new drive to stop youngsters being drawn into crime.

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Stop and search

'What's worse: a policeman's hands in your pockets or a knife stuck in your belly?' says former Scotland Yard detective

New police recruits 'probably think stop and search is racist'

A former Scotland Yard detective has said stop and search is a "useful tool" in the fight against knife crime, but claimed that new police recruits "probably think" it's "racist".

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Knife

Mayor of London has 'left it too late' to make an immediate impact on knife crime, says charity founder

Mayor of London has 'left it too late' to tackle knife crime, says charity CEO

The founder of a charity which works with young people living on Inner London estates has claimed Sadiq Khan has "left it too late" to tackle rising instances of knife crime.

Children most at risk of being stabbed on their way home from school

Children most at risk of being stabbed on their way home from school

Children most at risk of being stabbed on their way home from school

Children may be more vulnerable to becoming a victim of a stabbing on their way home from school, a new study suggests.

Teen charged with murder as police appeal for witnesses to two more fatal stabbings

Teen charged with murder as police appeal for witnesses to two more fatal stabbings

Teen charged with murder as police appeal for witnesses to two more stabbings

A teenage boy has been charged with the murder of a 17-year-old, who was the third fatality in as many days in London

‘I’ve been to six funerals this year’ as knife crime rises to highest levels since 2011, says stop and search adviser

‘I’ve been to six funerals this year’ due to youth violence, says stop and search adviser

‘I’ve been to six funerals this year', says stop and search adviser

Ken Hinds, Chair of the Haringey Independent Stop and Search Monitoring Group, has said that the authorities have to do more to prevent knife crime as he has already “been to six funerals this year”, all of which were teenagers killed by violence.

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Children excluded from school at 'serious risk' of knife crime, says children charity Barnardo’s

Children excluded from school at 'serious risk' of knife crime, says children charity Barnardo’s

Children excluded from school at 'serious risk' of knife crime, says charity

Children who have been excluded from school may at ‘serious risk’ of being involved in knife crime and youth violence, according to Barnardo’s and the All-Party Parliamentary Group on knife crime.

Man jailed for chasing Aldi worker around supermarket with a knife

Man jailed for chasing Aldi worker around supermarket with a knife

Man jailed for chasing Aldi worker around supermarket with a knife

A man who chased a supermarket worker around an Aldi while holding a knife has been jailed for 18 months.

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Poundland announces end of knife sales amid criticism of toy blades

Poundland announces end of knife sales amid criticism of toy blades

Poundland announces end of knife sales amid criticism of toy blades

Poundland has announced it is stopping sales of kitchen knives from all its stores by the end of next month as campaigners criticised it for stocking toy blades and meat cleavers for Halloween.

Friday, September 21, 2018

Friday, September 21, 2018

B&M store given record £480,000 fine after selling knives to teenagers

B&M stores given record £480,000 fine after selling knives to teenagers

B&M stores given record £480,000 fine after selling knives to teenagers

Bargain store B&M has been ordered to pay a record £480,000 fine after selling knives to teenagers as young as 14.

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Teenage boy left critically ill after stabbing in north London

Teenage boy left critically ill after stabbing in north London

The male victim, believed to be 18, was found with stab wounds after the incident in York Way, Islington.

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Mike Graham: ‘There’s a problem with this country and knives’

Mike Graham: ‘There’s a problem with this country and knives’

Mike Graham: ‘There’s a problem with this country and knives’

Mike Graham has said that the UK needs to admit that the country has a problem with knife possession, after 69 people were detained by police on suspicion of possession of an offensive weapon at Notting Hill Carnival.

Monday, August 27, 2018

Monday, August 27, 2018

Picture: Solihull Updates

Mother and daughter stabbed to death in street in Solihull

Mother and daughter stabbed to death in street in Solihull

Police are urgently trying to arrest a male suspect after the women, aged 49 and 22, were killed in Solihull on Monday.

Thursday, August 23, 2018

Thursday, August 23, 2018

Father advises people to 'run away' in viral self defence knife crime video

Father advises people to 'run away' in viral self defence knife crime video

Garvin Snell and his son have gone viral on social media after posting the clip.

Friday, August 17, 2018

Friday, August 17, 2018

Eyewitnesses to Camberwell stabbings describe seeing boy with 'massive blade'

Eyewitnesses to Camberwell stabbings describe seeing boy with 'massive blade'

Four teenagers were stabbed in Camberwell on Thursday evening

Monday, July 23, 2018

Monday, July 23, 2018

Five arrested after woman's throat slashed in Manchester

Five arrested after woman's throat slashed in Manchester

Armed officers were sent to the Hilton on Deansgate in the city centre after police were flagged down by the victim

Friday, July 20, 2018

Friday, July 20, 2018

The singer and rapper will face trial after his arrest in East London

Rapper J Hus to face trial over lock knife possession

Rapper J Hus to face trial over lock knife possession

The Mobo-award winning star, who denies the charge, will be in court in December

The Salaam Project spokesperson to Julia Hartley-Brewer: ‘I’ve seen someone pull out a big blade knife on the street’

Salaam Project spokesperson: ‘I’ve seen someone with a big blade on the street'

Ishmael Lee South joined the talkRADIO breakfast show to talk about the recent rise in crime figures published on Thursday.

Thursday, July 19, 2018

Thursday, July 19, 2018

UK sees increase in murders and knife crime, official figures show

UK sees increase in murders and knife crime, official figures show

Police registered 40,147 offences involving a knife or sharp instrument in the year to March, a 16% increase on 2016/17.

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

16-year-old boy stabbed to death in Liverpool

16-year-old boy stabbed to death in Liverpool

The youngster was found after emergency services were called to Belle Vale Road at around 9pm on Tuesday, Merseyside Police said.

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Five members of drill music gang jailed over planned attack

Five members of drill music gang jailed over planned attack

Five gang members who made drill music videos glorifying violence have been locked up after being caught with baseball bats and machetes on their way to attack rivals.

Monday, June 11, 2018

Monday, June 11, 2018

One dead and another in 'serious condition' after two stabbings in London and Ipswich

One dead and another in 'serious condition' after two stabbings in London and Ipswich

One dead and another in hospital after two stabbings in London and Ipswich

Two more stabbings took place over the weekend, with the London incident bringing the total number of murders in the capital to 74 this year

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Drill rap gang found with machetes facing jail

Drill rap gang found with machetes facing jail

Five gang members who were "caught red-handed" with machetes and baseball bats after making drill rap videos glorifying violence are facing jail.

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

The 16-year-old male was arrested at his home in Wolverhampton on Wednesday (Stock image)

Teen arrested over fatal Wolverhampton stabbing

Teen arrested over fatal Wolverhampton stabbing

The 16-year-old male was arrested at his home in Wolverhampton on Wednesday and was due to be questioned later

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Woman and child stabbed in west London

Woman and child stabbed in west London

A manhunt is under way after a 30-year-old woman and her one-year-old boy were found with stab wounds in Hanworth.

Friday, June 1, 2018

Friday, June 1, 2018

Communities affected by gang violence 'don't trust police to help'

Communities affected by gang violence don't trust police to help, says former gang member

Communities affected by gang violence 'don't trust police to help'

Jermaine Lawlor is the founder of Voice for Youth Against Violence, an organisation that helps young people out of crime, and a former gang member himself.

Man arrested on suspicion of murdering a 28-year-old woman in north London

Man arrested on suspicion of murdering a 28-year-old woman in north London

Police were called at 2.30am on Friday by paramedics to reports of an unresponsive woman inside a residential address in Brent.

The scene in Deptford after the knife attack yesterday. Image: Katharina Greve

Four men in hospital after a shooting and three stabbings in London

Four men in hospital after a shooting and three stabbings in London

A night of violence in London left four men in critical conditions after one was shot and three others stabbed. One arrest has been made

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Met Police to target people who post videos 'inciting gang violence'

Met Police to target people who post videos 'inciting gang violence'

Met Police to target people who post videos 'inciting gang violence'

The Metropolitan Police

15-year-old boy stabbed to death in Wolverhampton

15-year-old boy stabbed to death in Wolverhampton

Police were called to an address on Merry Hill just after 11pm on Tuesday.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Home Secretary Sajid Javid backs boost in stop and search

Home Secretary Sajid Javid backs boost in stop and search

Sajid Javid also vowed to prioritise police spending as he offered an olive branch to rank-and-file officers following years of sniping over budget cuts and staffing reductions.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Man stabbed to death on busy London street

Man stabbed to death on busy London street

The victim died in Upper Street, Islington in broad daylight.

Friday, May 18, 2018

Friday, May 18, 2018

24-year-old man stabbed to death in Barking

24-year-old man stabbed to death in Barking

Detectives have launched a murder probe the 24-year-old man was found injured east London.

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Man arrested for murder after Liverpool stabbing

Man arrested for murder after Liverpool stabbing

Man arrested for murder after Liverpool stabbing

A 24-year-old has been arrested after a fatal stabbing in Liverpool over the Bank Holiday weekend

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

16-year-old boy stabbed in Hackney as violent crime continues

16-year-old boy stabbed in Hackney as violent crime continues

The police have reported several cases of violent crime across the capital after bank holiday weekend bloodshed.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

'Lack of services' to blame for increased gang crime, says former gang member

'Lack of services' to blame for increased gang crime, says former gang member

'Lack of services' to blame for increased gang crime, says former gang member

A former gang member from Tottenham has spoken out about the recent rise in violent crime.

Monday, May 7, 2018

Monday, May 7, 2018

Violent crime increasing in rural areas after spate of Bank Holiday attacks

Figures show violent crime is increasing outside London after spate of Bank Holiday attacks

Violent crime increasing outside London after spate of Bank Holiday attacks

Seven separate knife and gun crimes over the Bank Holiday weekend are the latest in a number of violent attacks in London and elsewhere

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Man shot dead outside Queensbury tube station in London

Man shot dead outside Queensbury tube station in London

Man shot dead outside Queensbury tube station in London

Police have launched a murder investigation after a man in his thirties died at the scene

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Man arrested after 'forcing elderly man to drink can of coke at knifepoint'

Man arrested after 'forcing elderly man to drink can of coke at knifepoint'

Man arrested after 'forcing elderly man to drink can of coke at knifepoint'

It is thought that the man is a member of the Sun Yee On triad, a Chinese organised crime syndicate

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Moore, of Edmonton, pleaded guilty to three counts of grievous bodily harm with intent

Londoner Kyal Moore jailed for knife rampage which left three people injured

Londoner jailed for knife rampage which left three people injured

Moore sentenced to 12 years' imprisonment with a further three years on licence

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Police detained 13-year-old boy dressed as Dracula carrying knife in Israel

Police arrest 13-year-old 'clown hunter' dressed as Dracula and carrying knife

Police arrest 13-year-old 'clown hunter' dressed as Dracula and carrying knife

The police have announced a crackdown on people dressing up on the streets in an attempt to scare the public

Friday, June 23, 2017

Friday, June 23, 2017

Man arrested for Michigan Airport stabbing 'tried and failed to buy a gun'

Man arrested for Michigan Airport stabbing 'tried and failed to buy a gun'

Man arrested for Michigan Airport stabbing 'tried and failed to buy a gun'

A police officer at Bishop International Airport was stabbed in the neck in what has been described as a terror attack, he is said to be in a stable condition

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Man jailed after threatening shop manager over pasta

Man jailed after threatening shop manager over pasta

Man jailed after threatening shop manager over pasta

Mustafa Hakim threatened a shop manager in Digbeth, Birmingham with a 10-inch knife

Friday, June 16, 2017

Friday, June 16, 2017

Houses of Parliament on lockdown after man detained by police

Houses of Parliament put on lockdown after man detained by police

Houses of Parliament put on lockdown this morning as man tasered

Armed officers responded to an incident outside Parliament

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Thursday, October 6, 2016

'Education must deter young people' from knife crime, says campaigner Theresa Cave

Knife crime epidemic must be tackled with education, says campaigner Theresa Cave

Knife crime epidemic must be tackled with education, says campaigner

Cave has campaigned tirelessly against knife crime since her own teenage son was murdered in 2003