Staffordshire Teen Calls For End To Violent Crime In New Rap
7 November 2018, 07:25 | Updated: 7 November 2018, 07:45
A teenager from Staffordshire has written a rap about the effects violent crime and drugs are having on his community.
15 year-old Tyler from Tamworth is calling for more education in schools about the dangers of carrying a knife and getting involved in gangs.
He told us he's been threatened by people with weapons in the past.
A teenager from #Tamworth has told us he's been threatened by people with knives & his nephew has been stabbed— West Mids News (@HeartWMidsNews) November 7, 2018
15yo Tyler has written a rap about what violent crime is doing to his community #HeartNews pic.twitter.com/bfjt8wtnwC
He and his friend have written a rap about how knives, guns and drugs are affecting their community, and how no one feels safe to leave the house anymore.
It's as new research out today has found children are now more likely to be stabbed on their way home from school, than at any other time of day.