County lines gangs: how drug-running is fuelling knife crime

The Observer newspaper ran a series of articles looking at how vulnerable young people are groomed and forced to take drugs around the country. Once part of the gang, escape is seems virtually impossible. In this key article, Home Affairs editor, Mark Townsend, writes about how criminals are using violence to force vulnerable teenagers to carry drugs from London estates to the streets of Norwich
https://www.theguardian.com/society/2019/mar/09/county-lines-drug-gangs-fuel-knife-crime-london-norfolk?mc_cid=ef1f4dd01c&mc_eid=562689181e