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Thursday, August 10, 2017

Appalling weapon of violence: Acid attacks crime wave sees Britain's top cop and Home Secretary back increasing stop and search powers


By The Sun, Aug. 09, 2017

Teaming up with Met boss Cressida Dick, Amber Rudd said her “purpose is simple: to take as many offensive weapons, knives, guns, acid and harmful drugs out of the pockets of criminals as possible.”

She added: “This includes using stop and search to confront the use of acid as an appalling weapon of violence.”

But Ms Rudd faces a tricky political juggling act with the measures as ex-Home Sec Theresa May slashed stop and search from a million a year to fewer than 400,000.


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