A man undergone serious injuries after he was stabbed at a property on a major city route A45, police have now revealed. A 51-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of wounding.

The victim was knifed in Coventry Road, Hay Mills, just after 10.30am yesterday morning on Thursday 21st February.

West Midlands Police is commending anyone with information to come forward.

A statement from the force read: “Police investigating a stabbing at a property on Coventry Road in the Hay Mills area of Birmingham just after 10.30am this morning (Thursday 21 February) have arrested a 51-year-old man on suspicion of wounding.”

“A man has been taken to hospital with serious injuries as enquiries continue.

“Anyone with information is asked to contact us, quoting crime reference number log number 698 of 21 February via Live Chat at  west-midlands.police.uk  between 8am and midnight, call 101 anytime or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”

A spokesman for West Midlands Ambulance Service added: “We were called just after 10.30am to reports of an assault on Coventry Road.

“We sent one ambulance and a paramedic officer.

“We treated on man and conveyed him to hospital.”

The news of the stabbing came less than 24 hours after a teenage boy, 16, was stabbed to death in Small Heath – the second 16-year-old killed by a knife in a week.

He was found critically injured after police were called to Herbert Road, Small Heath, East Birmingham at around 8pm on Wednesday. Tragically, he was pronounced dead at the scene.


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