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Man 'serious but stable' in hospital after Wolverhampton stabbing

By Thomas Parkes | Whitmore Reans | Crime | Published:

A man was seriously injured after being stabbed in Wolverhampton, police have confirmed.

The Mini Market was still cordoned off on Wednesday

The 28-year-old was stabbed in the chest at a corner shop in Dunstall Road on Tuesday afternoon.

Mini Market, on the corner of Craddock Street and Dunstall Road, was cordoned off following the incident.

Police outside the Mini Market in Whitmore Reans, Wolverhampton

Emergency services were sent to the scene, along with an air ambulance which tried to land at Wolverhampton Racecourse, at around 5.30pm.

The man was taken by land ambulance to hospital, where he remained in a "serious but stable" condition on Thursday morning.

A man, who asked to be named only as Lee, told the Express & Star how he saw a number of "distressed" people at the shop after the incident.

Two police vans, and a third off image, remained at the scene on Wednesday

A spokesman for West Midlands Police said: "CCTV is being reviewed and investigations are ongoing."

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So far nobody has been arrested.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: "A man was assessed and treated at the scene for potentially serious injuries before being taken on blue lights to hospital.

"The doctor from the Midlands Air Ambulance aircraft travelled with the crew."

Anyone with information is asked to contact police via live chat at west-midlands.police.uk between 8am and midnight or by calling 101 anytime. Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Quote crime number 20WV/169415T/19.

Thomas Parkes

By Thomas Parkes
Trainee Reporter - @TParkes_Star

Trainee reporter at the Express & Star, based in Wolverhampton. Got a story? Get in touch at thomas.parkes@expressandstar.co.uk.

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