Leeds Lives Not Knives message taken into community

The community in Harehills knows only to well the consequences of young people carrying knives on the city’s streets.
Little over a year ago, 16-year-old Irfan Wahid was fatally stabbed on his way home from school during a row over a girl.
Irfan’s killer, also 16 at the time, had been carrying a knife in his bag for weeks and was locked up for 10 years after putting it to deadly use.
Sgt Lucy Leadbeater, of Leeds Inner East Policing Team, said: “The one thing that came through following Irfan’s death was the way the community pulled together. I think it has contributed to knife crime being... read more

 
18 February 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber, Views: 27
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