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Murder probe after man stabbed to death in street

By David Banner | Birmingham | Crime | Published:

A man has been fatally stabbed in a Birmingham street prompting a murder investigation.

Police at the scene in Lozells as a murder investigtaion was launched. Picture: @SnapperSK

Officers found the victim, a man in his 20s, with serious injuries in Lozells Street, in the Lozells of the city, at just before 3.30pm on Sunday.

Police at the scene in Lozells as a murder investigtaion was launched. Picture: @SnapperSK

He was taken to hospital but was confirmed dead before arriving.

Firearms officers later stopped a car in Alum Rock Road and a 27-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder.

The man - who is understood to be known to the victim - has been taken into police custody for questioning.

Police at the scene in Lozells as a murder investigtaion was launched. Picture: @SnapperSK

A section of Lozells Street was cordoned off into yesterday evening to enable officers to carry out enquiries.

Detective Inspector Nick Barnes, from West Midlands Police's homicide unit, said: "A man has sadly lost his life at the hands of a knife and we are now working to establish exactly why this happened.

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Police at the scene in Lozells as a murder investigtaion was launched. Picture: @SnapperSK

"Although a man has been arrested I would urge anyone with information which can help our enquiries to contact us."

Anyone with information can call police on 101 and quoting number 1597 of 17/11/19.

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