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Knife crime charity boss gives chilling warning after London sword attack

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Knife crime charity boss gives chilling warning after London sword attack

A knife crime charity boss has issued a chilling warning following the death of a 14-year-old boy in a sword attack in east London.

The boy died at the scene in the Thurlow Gardens area of Hainault after being stabbed on Tuesday morning (30 April), while four others were rushed to hospital, including two police officers.

A 36-year-old man was arrested at the scene.

Patrick Green from The Ben Kinsella Trust discussed further powers needed for police to tackle knife crime following the attack, when he appeared on LBC on Tuesday evening.

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