PICTURE POSED BY MODEL. A general view of a man in a hoodie holding a knife.

Knife crime in Sheffield: 13 stabbings reported or in the courts so far this year

Knife crime is back in the news after MP Sir David Amess was stabbed to death last week.

Thursday, 21st October 2021, 7:44 am

And Sheffield has not been immune to shocking incidents involving knives in the last few months.

Figures released earlier this year showed that levels were actually three per cent down in October 2019 to September 2020, as compared with the period October 2018 to September 2019, across South Yorkshire.

But the city and nearby parts of South Yorkshire have seen a number of serious incidents this year, with cases also appearing in the courts in recent months.

Here we reveal a number of serious incidents including deaths which have involved knives in the last few months.

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