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Police want to educate youngsters on the dangers of knife crime

Staffordshire Police say they want to educate youngsters on the dangers of knife crime.

Officers from the force are going into schools as part of their work to tackle knife crime.

It comes as a week long amnesty is taking place.

Last year over 1,100 bladed instruments were handed in.

This year special bins have been set up again across the county for people to hand them in.

There has been over 2,500 recorded offences of knife crime over the last three years in Staffordshire.

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