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Increase in gun and knife crime across Yorkshire

There has been an increase in gun and knife crime in Yorkshire and the Humber - with a drop in the stop and search rate.

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Latest figures from Humberside Police show serious crimes such as murder and robbery committed using guns almost doubled from 44 to 86 cases between 2013 and 2016.

Knife crime also went up across the region during these three years by 53 per cent. However, there was an 85 per cent drop in stop and searches carried out.



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