Police have issued a warning to parents over children carrying knives.
The warning was issues via the Neighbourhood Alert system and encourages parents to look out for signs that their child or their friends are carrying knives and the implications of doing so.
Carrying a knife may seem harmless, but it can have serious consequences. Even being with a group where one or more carry a knife is a big risk.
If you are suspicious of your child or the group they are involved in, help us stop knife crime by intervening early. Make them aware of the risks.
Anyone with information about someone carrying a knife can contact us on 101, alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
You can find more details about how to chat to your children about this subject or report concerns anonymously here: http://noknivesbetterlives.com/