A 17 year old boy has been arrested by West Midlands Police today (Monday 23rd April) in relation to an assault and stabbing which took place in Rednal earlier this month. 

A man in his 30s was attacked in his car in Toll House Road by a group of males brandishing hammers and baseball bats at around 8.45pm on the evening of Sunday 8th April.

Shortly afterwards, the man was picked up by an ambulance crew at another south Birmingham location, where it was found he had suffered a stab wound. He has since been released from hospital.

The teenager was apprehended by local officers in Knowle Close, off Lickey Road at around 11.25am today.

A police spokeswoman said: “Police chased the suspect on foot for a short distance before the arrest, and he remains in custody this afternoon on suspicion of wounding.”

The investigation into the incident on 8th April continues. Anyone with any information information is asked to call West Midlands Police on 101 quoting crime reference 20BW/78038F/18. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or visit www.crimestoppers-uk.org


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