Monday, January 22News For London


Knife crime is out of control in London?

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Jason Isaacs, 18, was going to a party in Northolt on 18 November, but was found critically injured and died from his multiple stab wounds three days later. This shocking knife attack is just one of a number of incidents in London this year. With 35 under-25 deaths on record according to the Guardian, 2017 is the worst year for fatal stabbings of young people in nearly a decade in the UK. Why knife crime is on the rise in a big way like an epidemic? “We often talk about crime being an epidemic. It’s probably not a bad way to describe crime and offending. Epidemics evolve, they grow and change,” said Patrick Green, CEO of the Ben Kinsella Trust in London. Patrick said more and more young people carry knives for fear of being attacked. Bu