Granada Reports Investigation: Knife Crime Special

Granada Reports have been investigating knife crime and its effects in the North West.

Figures from the Office of National Statistics showed that 17 serious crimes a day are committed with a knife in the North West, making it the worst region outside London.

Granada Reports have been looking at how easy it is for young people to buy a knife and asking if stop and search is the right way of dealing with the problem.

Watch the full special programme here: