A campaign against knife crime set up after the death of a teenager from Essex has been given the support of some of the region's footballers. Jay Whiston, who was 17, was stabbed to death at a house party in Colchester last year.
Today, players from the town's football club called for action to stop young people carrying weapons. Watch Serena Sandhu's report.
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