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Five held over boy's death

Five people have been arrested in connection with the murder of 16-year-old Shakilus Townsend.

The government has said hospitals could now be asked to release figures on people treated for stab wounds in order to gauge the true extent of knife crime. Navdip Dhariwal reports.


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