Big Regional Differences In Knife Crime Figs

18 October 2018, 18:42 | Updated: 18 October 2018, 18:45

Knives

Depending if you live in Watford, Northampton, Milton Keynes, Stevenage or Bedford your local police say they've seen some big differences in the numbers of reported incidents year-on-year with blades/knives.

In the 12 months to June 2018 the reported offences were:

* Bedfordshire 438 (DOWN from 504 in the previous year)

* Hertfordshire 500 (DOWN from 549)

* Northamptonshire 451 (UP from 433)

* Thames Valley 1,367 (UP from 1,171)