Suffolk police knife crime: 924 blades surrendered
Police arrest 500 and seize 130 knives in crackdown on violent thugs
he Met has arrested 500 suspects and seized 130 knives in a series of raids across the capital as part of a week-long crackdown on violent thugs.
Officers targeted known offenders and obtained warrants to search their homes while setting up knife arches to catch those carrying blades on London transport.
Teams also carried out finger-tip searches of crime hotspots where criminals are known to stash knives.