Police have launched an investigation after a man was stabbed in Yardley Wood this yesterday (27/01).

The 22-year-old was attacked just before 3.20pm outside McDonalds on School Road.

He sustained a single stab wound to the arm and was taken to hospital, his injury is not believed to be life-threatening.

McDonald’s was closed for several hours while forensic investigations took place. Officers have also collected CCTV footage and spoken to a number of witnesses.

Patrols have been increased in thenarea to reassurance locsl residents.

Officers have made no arrests but are confident those in the local community know who is responsible, and are urging anyone with information to get in touch.

If you witnessed what happened this yesterday, or know who was involved please contact West Midlands Police via Live Chat at www.west-midlands.police.uk between 8am – midnight, or call 101 anytime.

Alternatively call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, tell them what you know, not who you are. Please quote log number 1646 of 27/01/2019.