Surgeons Help Warn About Knife Crime

16 November 2010, 10:17 | Updated: 16 November 2010, 10:23

Surgeons are being used to help warn youngsters away from using knives.

It's because police believe they're more likely to be listened to than officers from Scotland Yard, and it's part of a crackdown on knife crime.

Senior medics are visiting schools and explaining to children as young as eleven about how damaging even a seemingly minor wound can be.