knife crime: rise in number of children receiving treatment for knife wounds

There has been a rise in the number of children under 18 receiving treatment for knife wounds in England

New figures from the NHS (National Health Service) show more than 500 children were victims of knife crime last year.

And in the last four years the number of young victims has increased by 86%

The goverment says it already has a plan to try to deal with the problem, and policewill be given more power.

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Comments (2)

  • Olivia-Avatar.jpg Olivia @ Topical Talk
    28 Jan 2019

    Thanks for your post. To make this a good conversation starter, please ask some questions for other BNC members to respond to!

  • John-Ruskin-logo-250x250.jpg tidy_plantain | John Ruskin
    28 Jan 2019

    thank you

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