Dangerous knife crime

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When you carry a knife and you were caught then you would be sent to prison for 5 years!

Interesting facts

Did you know that when you get caught with a knife even if you were carrying it for your friend or for your protection , you would be arrested and prosecuted? Police can search for anyone with a knife. Over 50,000 people in Scotland were searched and stopped each month between April and November 2013. In 2017, there were just under 39,600 recorded offences involving the use of a knife or sharp instrument in England and Wales. That's the highest level recorded over a year since comparable figures began in 2011! About half of knife offences in 2015/16 were a form of assault, and about 40% were robberies. Did you know that sharp instruments account for between 30% and 40% of all homicides, making them the most common single method for killing.

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