Knives designed to prevent “fatalities.”

Source: Summit News

A UK company is marketing a new range of knives without sharp tips in response to soaring knife crime levels, which just hit another decade high.

Sheffield-based company Viners has produced the “Assure” range, square-ended knives which are “shaped to reduce and prevent injuries, accidents and fatalities.”

The knives were “repeatedly tested to ensure the tip does not pierce skin intentionally or otherwise,” the company told the Independent.

Data published by the Ministry of Justice yesterday shows that knife crime offenses in England and Wales have soared to the highest level in a decade.

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