Official figures show the number of fatal stabbings in England and Wales at the highest levels since records began in 1946.
A 17-year-old girl and the 45-year-old man who she ran away to Scotland with, remain in a serious condition in hospital following their arrests.
Jessica Roe, from Cannock and Stuart Lymer, from Uttoxeter, were arrested at Perth train station by police on March 5, after they had been missing for three days (March 2).
Two Birmingham men have been charged after armed police were called to Tamworth Railway Station on Saturday (January 27).
A man who threatened to slit the throat of his ex girlfriend, has been jailed for attacking her with a knife, Stoke-on-Trent Crown Court heard.
Stephen Rose, 43, of Bright Crescent, Tamworth, tracked his former partner down to her mother’s home and launched his attack.
Police are hunting two masked men who carried out a knifepoint raid at the Costcutters store in Northwood, Stoke-on-Trent.
Two men entered the store at 5.23pm on Sunday (November 26) and threatened the woman behind the counter with a knife.
A 35-year-old Nazi memorabilia collector stabbed his victim in the neck and chased him around a Hanley pub while shouting “You are going to know who Lee Rigby was”, a court heard
A drug dealer who racially abused a police officer has been jailed for 18 months.
Thomas Fosbrook, 27, of Harding Road, Hanley, was involved in a disturbance on September 21, which saw police being called to Hanley.
A burglar threatened to kill a Longton pensioner’s cat unless she handed over more money.
A man has been sentenced at Stoke-on-Trent Crown Court for robbing school children at knifepoint.