Teen Arrested Over Fatal Stabbing In Birmingham

4 July 2017, 10:59

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A 16-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a fatal stabbing in Birmingham.

West Midlands Police said the 22-year-old died in hospital after being injured in the Bartley Green area of the city at around 10.50pm on Monday.

A cordon is in place while forensic experts examine the scene in Woodgate Gardens and officers are trawling CCTV of the surrounding area to establish what happened.

Detective Inspector Caroline Corfield said: "We are at the very early stages of this investigation and are trying to piece together the exact details of what took place.

"Officers will be in the area today and I am appealing to anyone who has witnessed anything or has any information they believe could assist the investigation to approach an officer at the scene or to contact us on 101.''

Capital spoke to some of the residents on the estate on Tuesday morning: