Humberside one of worst places for people getting caught with knives
Humberside is one of the worst places in England for people getting caught with knives.
People were either convicted or cautioned for carrying knives 331 times in Humberside between July 2015 and June 2016.
It was a 17 per cent increase on the total of 284 in the same period the year before.
It meant that Humberside had the sixth highest knife possession rate in England and Wales last year.
There were 41 cautions or convictions per 100,000 in the county.
The only five forces to have a higher rate than that were the Metropolitan Police in London, Cleveland in Teesside, Northumbria, the West... read more
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