File under “diversity”! London murder rates surged by 44 per cent last year as knife crime soared in capital, new figures show

There were sharp increases in the number of homicides, up 44 per cent, knife crime offences, up 21 per cent, and violent robberies, up 36 per cent.

Police said there were 157 homicides in the last 12 months — including eight deaths in London’s terror attacks — compared with 109 in the previous period. Senior officers say the increase in the murder rate is a real concern.
— Read on www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/london-murder-rates-surged-by-44-per-cent-last-year-and-knife-crime-soared-in-capital-new-figures-a3824356.html

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