POLICE have given more details about knife attacks in the final months of last year.

According to the latest Met figures, seven offences took place across wards in Wanstead, South Woodford and Woodford Green from October to December 2017.

In Wanstead, one victim who was stabbed after an argument failed to co-operate with investigating officers. Another victim was threatened with a knife.

Three instances of knife crime in Wanstead were recorded in total.

In Snaresbrook, one incident was recorded in December. A suspect took a machete out of his car and threatened a victim during a road rage incident.

In the Church End ward, two incidents were recorded in November. A suspect was charged after being caught with a knife. Police also found a knife in a public place.

One instance of knife-related crime was recorded in the Monkhams ward after a stop and search was conducted on a vehicle.

The Met is currently running Operation Sceptre in Wanstead and Woodford Green, which tackles knife crime across the capital.

The operation involves weapons sweeps, safety talks in schools and patrols near public transport hubs.