9 Feb 2019

New figures reveal scale of knife violence in England

New figures have revealed the scale of knife violence in England. According to NHS England, hospital admissions for teenagers assaulted with sharp objects are up by around 50% since 2012.  Doctors have criticised the availability of cheap knives on the High Street and warned about the strain it’s placing on healthcare. Harry Smith reports – and a warning, his report does contain some distressing images.