Two women were stabbed with a needle in a nightclub in Walsall as they danced together, police revealed today.
The attack on the revellers at Revolution Vodka Bar in Bridge Street mirrors a spate of stabbings in Birmingham in recent months.
The women felt a sharp pain in their upper arm while they were dancing and both believed they had been stabbed by a needle. Their injuries led police to launch an investigation into the attacks.
It comes after up to 11 women were targeted in Birmingham city centre in recent months. Police last month released CCTV of a man they believed was behind the stabbings in
Birmingham’s Broad Street nightspot. Officers were originally investigating five attacks – but they then received reports of a further six.
Police insist they do not believe the latest stabbings are related to the Birmingham attacks. They are now appealing for witnesses to come forward.
Dc Lynsey Damms, from Bloxwich police station, said: “Police in Walsall are investigating two reports of women who were assaulted with what they believe may have been needles while in a Walsall bar. The women were dancing when they felt a sharp pain in the upper arm.”
The attacks happened between 12.30am and 1.30am on Sunday.
Anyone with information is asked to call West Midlands Police on 101.