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UK ON EDGE: London’s Mayor Vows to CRACKDOWN on ‘Deadly KNIVES’

posted by Hannity Staff - 4.09.18

The Mayor of London announced this weekend new guidelines and police procedures aimed at tackling the stabbing spree sweeping the UK capital; saying there’s “never a reason to carry a knife” and putting hundreds of police officers back onto the streets.

According to the Telegraph, at least 300 additional officers will patrol London’s deadliest neighborhoods, where the murder-rate topped 50 people since the start of 2018. Unlike the United States, nearly all killings in the UK are committed with knives and other stabbing weapons.

“No excuses: there is never a reason to carry a knife. Anyone who does will be caught, and they will feel the full force of the law,” tweeted Mayor Sadiq Khan.

“Over this weekend we will have 300 more officers each day exclusively working against knife crime, exclusively in those parts of London that have been most affected recently,” said the Metropolitan Police Commissioner. “In what we call the hotspots.”

LONDON FALLING: Murder Spree in UK CAPITAL Continues, 50 DEAD in 2018

posted by Hannity Staff - 4.05.18

A man in his mid-twenties was brutally stabbed to death in North London Wednesday night, bringing the British capital’s murder rate to over 50 people since the beginning of 2018 and raising serious security questions throughout the United Kingdom.

According to the Telegraph, the unidentified man was found “fatally wounded” by the Metropolitan Police Department in London’s Hackney neighborhood shortly after 8pm.

“In the same borough just hours earlier a man in his 50s died outside a bookmakers in Upper Clapton Road following a suspected fight,” writes the Telegraph. “The attack has added to the UK’s soaring rate of knife crime, with fatal stabbings in England and Wales at their highest levels since 2010/11.”

The stabbing death comes just days after two teenagers were killed in similar attacks in the country’s largest city.

The shocking tally means the murder rate in London has risen by 40% in just three years; the stark opposite to New York City’s crime statistics which have fallen by nearly 90% since Mayor Rudolph Giuliani’s harsh crackdown in the 1990s.

LONDON FALLING: Six Teens STABBED in 90 MINUTES in UK Capital

posted by Hannity Staff - 4.06.18

The crime wave sweeping the capital of the United Kingdom continued Thursday night, with a shocking six teenagers stabbed throughout the city in just 90 minutes; raising serious questions about security and safety in Britain’s largest metropolis.

According to the Independent UK, a 13-year old boy was the youngest victim of a stabbing spree that took place in at least four different attacks.

“Six teenagers have been stabbed within 90 minutes in another night of violence on London’s streets,” writes the Telegraph. “A 13-year-old boy was among the victims of four separate knife attacks, which took place as protesters gathered elsewhere in the capital to demand action to prevent young people dying.”

Earlier this week, a local politician in the capital called the spat of violence the “worst I’ve ever seen.”

The stabbings come just days after two teenagers were killed in similar attacks in the country’s largest city.

The shocking tally means the murder rate in London has risen by 40% in just three years; the stark opposite to New York City’s crime statistics which have fallen by nearly 90% since Mayor Rudolph Giuliani’s harsh crackdown in the 1990s.

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