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Withington couple in 80s fight off burglar armed with knife

Image copyright Google Image caption The man tried to force his way into the couple’s house on Thurlwood Avenue through the front door An elderly couple showed “remarkable bravery” when they fought off a knife-wielding…

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Sainsbury’s Lego cards’ pack ‘contained knife blade’

Image copyright Kirsty Thorne Image caption The blade Kirsty Thorne says her son found in the Lego card pack A mother has told the BBC of her “absolute disgust” at discovering the blade of a…


Man charged over ‘knife disturbance’ at Montrose medical centre

A man has been charged following a disturbance involving a knife at a health centre in Montrose. One man was injured in the incident which happened at about 16:55 on Tuesday at Links Health Centre…


London knife crime: Who was Jermaine Goupall?

Jermaine Goupall was 15 years old when he was stabbed to death in August last year, during his school summer holidays. Caught in the crossfire between two rival gangs in Croydon, south London, the teenager…


B&M fined for illegal knife sales to east London teens

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption B&M Bargains was handed a court bill of 492,598.53 Retailer B&M Bargains has been fined a record £480,000 for repeatedly selling knives to children as young as 14 in…



Serial offender Anthony Hannigan jailed for knife robbery

Image caption The court heard Hannigan has 55 previous convictions A man who broke into a young woman’s home in the middle of the night and forced her to drive to an ATM has been…


Westminster inquest: Attacker’s car ‘lethal as a knife or gun’

Image copyright James West Image caption Khalid Masood drove his hire car into pedestrians before crashing it into the railings around Parliament The car used in the Westminster terror attack to mow down pedestrians on…


Couple in knife attack as they walked home in Shotts

A 19-year-old man has been seriously injured after he and his girlfriend were attacked in Shotts in Lanarkshire. The couple were returning from a night out on Sunday morning when a car pulled up beside…


CCTV footage released in Crossford knife robbery investigation

Image copyright Police Scotland Image caption Police have released the CCTV footage in a bid to encourage people with information to come forward Police investigating a robbery in which a 76-year-old woman was threatened with…


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