Revealed: The areas of the UK where knife crime is rising the fastest

Areas of the UK knife crime rise

The number of offences involving knives or sharp instruments has increased by 30% since 2011.

 

Britain is seeing a rise in knife crime across the country, but in Kent and West Yorkshire, it is rising at the fastest rate of all.

Knife crime in England and Wales has been rising since 2014 and reached a peak in the year to September 2018, according to the last report from the Office for National Statistics (ONS)...