CUMBRIA Police staff visited a school to raise awareness of knife crime. 

It is Knife Crime Awareness Week and officers visited All Saints School in Cockermouth to talk about the dangers of carrying knives. 

A spokesperson said: "This afternoon PCSO 5375 visited All Saints school in Cockermouth to deliver a talk on Knife Crime to some of the students.

"The students had lots of questions to ask and learned about the consequences of carrying knives.

"Delivering these really important topics gives the students the opportunity to become more aware."