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Pupils caught with knives doubles including one aged just four years old, figures reveal

The number of children caught carrying knives in schools has more than doubled in five years to over 1,100, with the youngest aged just four years old, new figures reveal.
Weapons seized by police included machetes, hunting knives, a samurai sword and a highlighter pen where an 11 year old in Manchester had changed its nib to a blade and told another pupil: "Listen to me or else I'll stab you."
Figures show there were 1,144 knife possession offences in schools, where the suspect was a child, in England, Scotland and Wales last year.
In England and Wales, the number of offences based on 36 forces that provided comparable data rose from 372 in 2014 to 968 last year.
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