Knife Crime Up In Cambs and Lincs

18 October 2018, 18:53 | Updated: 18 October 2018, 18:56

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There's been a greater number of offences that Cambridgeshire and Lincolnshire Police are having to deal with involving knives over the last year - than the year before.

Figures out today - in the 12 months up to June 2018, show its risen significantly in Cambridgeshire.

In neighbouring counties, Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, Norfolk and Suffolk - the figures are falling.

Across Lincolnshire - the figure is up year on year.

THE STATS

  • Cambridgeshire 516 (UP from 437 last year)
  • Lincolnshire 249 (205)

OUR NEIGHBOURING COUNTIES

  • Bedfordshire 438 (DOWN from 504)
  • Essex 783 (DOWN from 1,085)
  • Hertfordshire 500 (DOWN from 549)
  • Norfolk 230 (DOWN from 335)
  • Northamptonshire 451 (UP from 433)
  • Suffolk 158 (DOWN from 261)