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Children walking home from school are the most likely to get stabbed

Children walking home from school are the most likely to get stabbed

Crime, London Violence, News, UK, UK
A new study published by the British Medical Journal found that under-16s are at the highest risk of getting stabbed on their way home from school. “The period immediately after school accounts for a large proportion of [stabbing] incidents in children, and these predominantly occur close to home and school,” said the report led by Paul Vulliamy from the Centre for Trauma Sciences at Queen Mary University of London. This research follows a week of violence in London. At least five people have been stabbed to death in London this week. On Monday evening a 16-year-old was stabbed to death in front of his parents, with friends describing him as “bubbly” and “polite”. The BMJ wrote that the highest frequency of stabbings on under 16-year-olds occurred between 4 pm and 6 pm and within 5km
Two people stabbed at Sony Music’s London HQ

Two people stabbed at Sony Music’s London HQ

Featured, London Violence, News, UK
Witnesses saw one man standing over the victim, stabbing him repeatedly before he was stopped by colleagues. The incident took place at around 11am today at Sony Music’s headquarters on Derry Street. A man was arrested after the incident in Kensington’s record label’s office. The Metropolitan police said they were called shortly after it happened. The London ambulance and firearm officers arrived at the scene right after the call. “At this time, we believe two people are injured,” the police said. “One person, who is believed to be behind the incident, has been arrested and at this stage we are not looking for anyone else.” https://twitter.com/DailyMirror/status/1058323233232039936 The condition of the injured people are unknown. No firearms were involved and police said the incident
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