TWO schoolboys have been stabbed in separate attacks as Britain’s knife crime epidemic rages on.
A 13-year-old boy was allegedly knifed on his lunch break in Glasgow today while a boy, 14, was stabbed in Preston last night.
t comes as the UK murder rate soared to its highest for a decade.
A 15-year-old boy has been arrested over the alleged stabbing near Shawlands Academy in Glasgow at 1.30am.
Last night a boy, 14, was seriously injured in a knife attack in Preston, Lancs.
Police were called to Samuel Street at around 11pm after the victim was knifed in the arm, hand, leg and ankle.
Cops have arrested three men aged 21, 22 and 24 on suspicion of GBH with intent.
Last weekend Asda pledged to remove all single kitchen knives from all its stores by the end of April amid the soaring violence on UK streets.
The startling statistics released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) exposed the terrifying reality of crime sweeping the UK, with 90 more homicides – which include murder and manslaughter – recorded by the police in the year to September 2018