Police launch manhunt after young man is stabbed to death in front of horrified onlookers during rush hour on a packed Birmingham street
Police have launched a murder investigation after a young man was brutally stabbed to death on a 伯明翰 street during rush hour this .
Emergency services rushed to the scene of a reported stabbing in the Small Heath area of the city around 5.30pm.
Police said they discovered a young man who had been stabbed and was in cardiac arrest.
By-standers had tried desperately to save him but sadly he was declared dead at the scene shortly afterwards.
West Midlands Police have launched a murder probe to find the person responsible for an knife attack that left a young man dead this evening
Emergency services rushed to the scene of a reported stabbing in the Small Heath area of Birmingham around 5.30pm where they found a man with stab wounds in cardiac arrest
West Midlands Police have now launched a murder probe to find the knifeman responsible for the attack.
Detective Superintendent Wendy Bailey, from Force CID, 说过: ‘A major investigation is underway to find the person responsible. A large number of officers are at the scene and in the area to establish the facts.
‘I’d like to thank people in the area who gave first aid to the young man and I offer my condolences to his family and friends.
‘If you saw that happened or have something captured on your dashcam, CCTV or doorbell camera, tell an officer at the scene or call us now on 101.’
Detective Superintendent Wendy Bailey, from Force CID, 说过: ‘A major investigation is underway to find the person responsible. A large number of officers are at the scene and in the area to establish the facts’
The scene has been cordoned off for forensic workers and police are trying to piece together the attack on public CCTV cameras.
Locals living close to the stab scene tonight spoke of their shock at the attack.
‘I’ve seen nothing like this before. There’s been stabbings in the area but nothing of this scale. 这太糟糕了,’ one person told BirminghamLive.
另一个添加: ‘Every time to hear something like this it’s so horrible, but it’s happening way too often.’
Police have asked anyone with information that can help detectives find the person responsible to message us via Live Chat on our website west-midlands.police.uk or call us on 101 quoting reference number 3643 10/12/21.
To stay anonymous, call the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.