[UPDATED] 13 year old boy arrested after three teens stabbed in Selly Oak incident

Emergency services at the University of Birmingham School | Photo snappersk

UPDATE 2330hrs: A 13 year old boy is in police custody after being arrested on suspicion of assault in relation to the stabbings.  West Midlands Police say that extra patrols will be taking place over the coming days. 

Three teenagers have been taken to hospital with stab wounds after an incident in Selly Oak this afternoon (Monday 10th December).

The incident happened at around 4.25pm in Weoley Park Road, at the junction of Bristol Road.

Police and ambulance vehicles were present at the University of Birmingham School.

A West Midlands Police spokesperson said: “Officers were called to Weoley Park Road […] to reports that three teenagers had suffered stab wounds.”

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman confirmed they were called to ‘an assault’ and had sent three ambulances, a paramedic officer and the WM Care Team to the scene.

Three young people – all believed to be males – were transported to hospital for assessment. None are believed to have sustained life threatening injuries at this stage.

The police spokesperson said: “Enquiries are on-going to establish what took place this afternoon and to find those responsible.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact West Midlands Police on Live Chat at www.west-midlands.police.uk (8am – midnight) or to call 101 any time. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or visit www.crimestoppers-uk.org 


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