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#Knife Crime

# knife-crime - Friday 8 March, 2019

Second arrest made in 'outrageously violent' stabbing of 17-year-old girl in London

The 17-year-old was stabbed on 1 March by one of two men who approached the group of teenagers in a park in East London.

# knife-crime - Monday 4 March, 2019

'A tragic ten days': London police step up efforts to tackle knife crime following recent deaths

Two 17-year-olds were killed in separate stabbing incidents this weekend in London and Manchester.

# knife-crime - Saturday 2 March, 2019

Anger and sympathies after 17-year-old girl stabbed to death in London park

London Mayor Sadiq Khan said he was “filled with anger” by knife crime among young people.

# knife-crime - Monday 31 December, 2018

39 people arrested after man stabbed in London

The man remains in a critical but stable condition.

# knife-crime - Saturday 7 July, 2018

From The Daily Edge Loads of people on Twitter are talking about last night's powerful anti knife-crime episode of Eastenders Eastenders

# knife-crime - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

1,800 extra police officers to carry Tasers amid increase in violent crime

Knife crime offences have risen by 24% in London in the last year, compared with 2015-2016.

# knife-crime - Friday 20 January, 2017

Security guard stabbed in Dublin shopping centre attack

The Boots employee was brought to the Mater Hospital for his injuries.

# knife-crime - Thursday 12 January, 2017

Knife amnesty to combat stabbings set to come to the capital

The plans come in the wake of three serious stabbings in the last four weeks.

# knife-crime - Thursday 31 March, 2016

Gardaí arrest teen over fatal stabbing of young man at Dublin flats

The young man had stepped in to stop a fight on Halloween night when he was attacked.

# knife-crime - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

There has been a huge spate of knife attacks on the New York subway this week

There have been three slashing incidents on the train in the last three days, and 286 this year.

# knife-crime - Friday 4 December, 2015

WATCH: Teen sentenced for robbing a Subway armed with a machete

The 16-year-old boy threatened staff with the knife, before ripping a cash register from its drawer.

# knife-crime - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

Five people stabbed in classroom attack at California university

The male attacker was shot dead by police on the scene at the University of California in Merced.

# knife-crime - Thursday 24 September, 2015

Man rushed to hospital after being stabbed in Tallaght

The man was found at around 6pm this evening.

# knife-crime - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

US police kill man attacking cinema-goers with a hatchet during Mad Max

The incident took place around 7.40 pm Irish time in a suburb of Nashville.

# knife-crime - Thursday 14 May, 2015

This gripping play about knife crime in Dublin wants to get people talking

It’s about young men, Irish society, and what leads them to violence.

# knife-crime - Monday 29 December, 2014

Fitzgerald: 'We've no plans for a knife amnesty, gardaí are doing enough'

The move had been called for to address the rise in serious incidents of knife crime.

# knife-crime - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

Gardaí say taxi drivers could help in the case of a Dublin crèche worker stabbed last week

Rose Kenny suffered serious injuries after she was stabbed a number of times.

# knife-crime - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

15-year-old charged with stabbing 14-year-old twice in the stomach

The boy will appear in court tomorrow morning.

# knife-crime - Friday 22 August, 2014

Teen jailed for stabbing friend to death over £30 breakfast loan

Yusef Al-Jaaf was sentenced to life at London’s Old Bailey.

# knife-crime - Friday 23 May, 2014

Man arrested after stabbing two gardaí in council offices

The two guards suffered minor injuries and were brought to hospital.

# knife-crime - Friday 16 May, 2014

Gardaí arrest 60-year-old man after stabbing in Wexford

A 34-year-old man was seriously injured and taken to Waterford Regional Hospital, where his condition is described as serious but stable.

# knife-crime - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

Two fourteen-year-olds accused of murder of market stall holder

A market stall worker was stabbed on Sunday and died this morning.

# knife-crime - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

A gun and six knives were taken from a man who became violent with gardaí

The incident happened on Monday evening in the centre of Dundalk.

# knife-crime - Monday 30 December, 2013

Two hospitalised, several wounded in Antrim stabbing incident

A male and a female have been taken to hospital following an incident in Newtownabbey.

# knife-crime - Monday 23 September, 2013

Man dies after Smithfield stabbing

The man received multiple stab wounds this afternoon, before being pronounced dead.

# knife-crime - Monday 2 September, 2013

Man pulls knife on arresting Gardaí in Post Office Exclusive

Gardaí attempting to arrest a man in a post office this morning had to “struggle” to overpower him after he produced a knife.

# knife-crime - Sunday 28 July, 2013

Armagh man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder

Two men in Lurgan were take to hospital with stab wounds last night.

# knife-crime - Monday 17 June, 2013

Kerry county councillors 'to contact Justice Minister over knife crime'

A local councillor said that it is “about time the Minister of Justice tackled this issue”.

# knife-crime - Sunday 26 May, 2013

Man arrested over killing of Dean Fitzpatrick

The 23-year-old victim was the brother of missing Irish teenager Amy Fitzpatrick, who went missing in while walking home in Malaga in 2008.

# knife-crime - Thursday 24 January, 2013

Amid rape fears, Indian party gives knives to women

A far-right political party is distributing thousands of knives to women in a western Indian state to help them protect themselves, in the wake of a fatal gang-rape which horrified the country.

# knife-crime - Monday 14 January, 2013

Man due in court over fatal Dublin stabbing

A man is due in court in Dublin today charged in connection with the fatal stabbing of 32-year-old Kevin Kenny in 2011.

# knife-crime - Sunday 28 October, 2012

Man charged with attempted murder over Armagh stabbing

A 24-year-old man was brought to hospital on Friday after being stabbed at a house in the Enniskeen area of Craigavon.

# knife-crime - Monday 15 October, 2012

Two arrested in connection with fatal Cavan stabbing

A man in his 40s died after being stabbed at an apartment in Co Cavan over the weekend.

# knife-crime - Sunday 12 August, 2012

Police appeal for witnesses to stabbing of woman in Co Down

A 31-year-old woman has been hospitalised after being stabbed in Bangor yesterday evening.

# knife-crime - Saturday 5 November, 2011

Woman stabbed in Dublin city centre

Dublin Gardaí are appealing for witnesses after a young woman was hospitalised following a knife attack last night.

# knife-crime - Monday 4 April, 2011

A MAN IN his 20s has been hospitalised following stabbing incident in Dublin. Gardaí confirmed that shortly before 9pm last night a 23-year-old was stabbed in the chest in the Cherry Orchard area of Dublin. He is understood to be in a stable condition in hospital. No arrests have yet been made.

# knife-crime - Tuesday 22 March, 2011

Further arrests made in connection with David Byrne murder

Three further people have been arrested in connection with the fatal stabbing of teenager David Byrne in Dublin over the weekend.

# knife-crime - Friday 13 August, 2010

A WOMAN who was fatally stabbed in Co Tyrone yesterday has been named as Luisa Cabral Pereira Silva. The 29-year-old victim, originally from Timor Leste, had been living at Lisnahull Road. Detectives are treating the case as murder and are pursuing a definite motive. A 36-year-old male remains in a critical condition after also sustaining wounds in the incident.

A WOMAN HAS been stabbed to death in the Merron Mews area of Dungannon yesterday afternoon. A man who was found at the scene was taken to hospital suffering stab wounds.

The woman was described as being in her 20s and a mother of two, and both she and the injured man are believed to be migrant workers.

Neighbours who witnessed the incident have already stepped forward, and police are asking for anyone else with information to contact them.

Separately, a young man was seriously injured in a knife attack in west Belfast this morning. The man, in his 20s, was stabbed in the head and his eye, but his injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

Two men, aged 39 and 44, who were arrested last night are due to appear in court today charged with attempted murder for the stabbing. A third man has been arrested.

A young woman in her early 20s who was also arrested in connection with the stabbing has been released pending further enquiries.

PSNI figures for knife crime across the North show that the number of incidents involving knives or sharp instruments has increased, although in previous years implements other than knives were not included in the data.

# knife-crime - Monday 9 August, 2010

PSNI OFFICERS HAVE arrested one man in connection with the death of a 24-year-old man in Derry last night.

The man was stabbed to death around 10.30pm at an apartment block in Castledawson on the main Belfast to Derry road. A man in his early 20s was arrested close to the scene.

In a separate incident, a young nurse in Tyrone was stabbed in the head as she opened her front door yesterday morning.

Tracy Monteith, 23, from Omagh, was attacked just after 5am and is in critical condition in hospital. A young man who was discovered on the road outside with injuries to his face and body was also admitted to hospital.

The PSNI are appealing to anyone with any information regarding the incidents to contact them.

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