Detectives have launched a murder investigation after a teenager was fatally stabbed in Harborne yesterday (24/04).

Police were alerted by ambulance colleagues who were treating an 18-year-old man for serious injuries in Tennal Road at around 7.15pm.

He was sadly pronounced dead at the scene soon after.

A 19-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and will be questioned in due course.

Detective Inspector Michelle Allen, from the force’s homicide team, said: “A young man has sadly lost his life and we are keen to hear from anybody with information which can assist our enquiries.”

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival, ambulance service staff found a man who had suffered critical injuries.

“They provided advanced life support at the scene but sadly it was not possible to save him, and he was confirmed dead at the scene.”

Anyone with information can contact police via Live Chat on the West Midlands Police website between 8am to midnight, call 101 anytime or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. Quote log number 2199 of 24/4/19.