Recorded crime in Scotland: handling offensive weapons
This report presents information on handling offensive weapons recorded by the police.
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Table 14: Crimes committed against a person using the weapon, by crime type, April to September, 2017.
|Murder and attempted murder||Serious assault||Robbery||Other non-sexual violence 1||Common assault 2||Threatening and abusive behaviour||Other Misc. offences 3||Total sampled|
|Used in commission of a crime|
|Apr - Sep 2017||2%||14%||7%||*||32%||44%||1%||511|
|Possession of an offensive weapon||*||12%||4%||*||41%||41%||*||313|
|Having in a public place an article with a blade or point||3%||18%||13%||-||17%||49%||*||198|
1. Includes the crimes of Threats & extortion and Abduction.
2. Includes Common assault of an emergency worker.
3. Includes the offences of Breach of the peace, Racially aggravated harassment and Racially aggravated conduct
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