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The Knife Angel sculpture or The National Monument Against Violence and Aggression is now on display in Middlesbrough’s Central Square, until Monday 2nd September 2019.

The sculpture stands at 27ft tall and is made from 100,000 discarded knives, swords and other weapons collected in the UK, it is engraved with the names of people killed in knife crimes and has messages from their loved ones inscribed on it.Knife Angel visits Middlesbrough 1

The Knife Angel aims to evoke emotion and encourage educational change, to warn people about the devastating impact of knife crime.

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