A murder investigation is underway after a man, aged 22, was stabbed to death in Bartley Green Tuesday night (03/07).

Emergency Services were called to Woodgate Gardens, at around 10:50pm, to reports of a man being stabbed.

The man was rushed to hospital but sadly died shortly after.

A boy, aged 16, has been arrested on suspicion of murder and is currently in custody.

A cordon is in place while forensic experts examine the scene and officers are trawling CCTV of the surrounding area to establish what happened.

Detective Inspector Caroline Corfield, said: “We are at the very early stages of this investigation and are trying to piece together the exact details of what took place.

“Officers will be in the area today and I am appealing to anyone who has witnessed anything or has any information they believe could assist the investigation to approach an officer at the scene or to contact us on 101.”

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