Now it’s the age of the knife – The Independent

Posted February 4th, 2008 in offensive weapons, special report, young offenders by sally

“One in six murders committed in Britain in 2007 has resulted in the conviction or arrest of a teenager, research by The Independent on Sunday reveals. The figures, gathered by a poll of every police authority in the country, come as statistics from the Ministry of Justice indicate an alarming rise in the number of young people carrying knives, leading to accusations that the Labour government has failed an entire generation.”

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The Independent, 3rd February 2008