A dog walker suffered a knife injury as a man attempted to steal her dog in West Heath in the early hours if this morning (Saturday 20th April).
The 34 year old woman was walking her dog in the Fairfax Road area, just before 2am, when she was approached by a man who tried to take her pet.
The woman managed to keep hold of her dog but was injured during the incident. She managed to get home and call an ambulance.
A West Midlands Police spokeswoman confirmed they were investigating after being called by West Midlands Ambulance Service colleagues who attended the woman for a cut on the knee with a knife.
The spokeswoman said: “Fortunately the injuries are not thought to be serious.”