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Street cleansing staff to get stab-proof vests

A London borough council has started to issuing stab-proof jackets to its street cleansing staff to protect their safety.Wimbledon street cleaners have begun wearing stab-proof vests to protect them from potential physical abuse from night time revellers.A Merton council spokeswoman said: The London Borough of Merton has the third lowest rate of crime in London. At a local level, no cases of physical abuse have been reported by Mertons night time street cleaners ...