UPDATED Friday 11th November 11.55am

West Midlands Police are investigating after a 36 year old man was taken to hospital in a ‘serious condition’ after being stabbed yesterday afternoon (Thursday 10th November).

coriander2Officers were called by West Midlands Ambulance Service to Coriander Close in Northfield / Frankley just after 4.30pm and the man attended hospital in a ‘serious condition’.

A West Midlands Police spokeswoman confirmed this morning that the man had sustained stab wounds and that his condition today was stable, with his injuries were not thought to be life threatening.

Some local residents reported hearing gun shots around the time of the incident. The police spokeswoman said that officers were investigating these reports but would not confirm if shots had been fired.

West Midlands Ambulance Service confirmed they attended an injured man in nearby Crychan Close at around 4.35pm. A spokesman said: “Ambulance staff arrived to find a man, believed to be in his 30s, who had suffered stab wounds.

“The man, who was fully conscious, was treated at the scene for back injuries, before being transported to hospital for further assessment.”

A police cordon remained in place around a house in Coriander Close this morning and enquiries are continuing.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 or, alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111

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