Notting Hill Carnival knife crime (2)

Meeting: 
MQT on 2015-09-16
Session date: 
September 16, 2015
Reference: 
2015/2505
Question By: 
Caroline Pidgeon
Organisation: 
Liberal Democrats
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

How many knife crime offences were recorded during carnival?  Please breakdown by offence type.

Answer

Answer for Notting Hill Carnival knife crime (2)

Answer for Notting Hill Carnival knife crime (2)

Answered By: 
The Mayor

As of 10 September there are 38 reports relating to knife crimes. These were broken down into the following crime types:  17 were classified as 'offensive weapon'; 3 'GBH with intent'; 12 'Bladed Article'; and 6 classed as 'Points and Blades'.