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Weapons Used in Violent Incidents

Percentages of use of weapons in violent incidents in 2006/07

All violenceDomesticMuggingStrangerAcquaintanceWoundingRobberyAssault with minor injuryAssault with no injury
Weapons used241329252622351031
No weapon used748767727476638968
Not known (not able to say anything about offender/no contract)103302211
Knife75165772027
Hitting implement16245106438
Glass/bottle522745336
Stabbing implement111100101
Firearm101210102
Stones200221113
Syringe000000000
Other453534325
1. Includes sticks, clubs, and other hitting implements.
Source: UK Statistics Authority, Web: www.statisticsauthority.gov.uk
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