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Man, 25, stabbed in the arm in West Bromwich

By Dayna Farrington | West Bromwich | Crime | Published:

A man was taken to hospital after he was stabbed in the arm in West Bromwich.

The stabbing took place in Beacon View Road, in West Bromwich. Photo: Google StreetView.

The violent attack took place at around 5.30pm on Friday, in Beacon View Road.

The 25-year-old's injuries are not thought to be serious or life-threatening.

Police believe two teenagers involved fled in a silver BMW before emergency services arrived at the scene.

A gas powered BB gun was also recovered nearby.

West Midlands Police has launched an investigation and is calling for any witnesses to come forward.

A spokesman for the force said: "We were called to Beacon View Road, West Bromwich, just after 5.30pm Friday night by paramedics treating a man with a stab wound.

CCTV

"The 25-year-old was stabbed in the arm and taken to hospital for emergency treatment.

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"Fortunately his injury is not serious or life-threatening.

"Two people involved, thought to be in their teens, left in silver BMW before officers and paramedics arrived.

"Detectives now working on the case have spoken to witnesses and are collecting CCTV from the area.

"A gas-powered BB gun was recovered too, which has been sent for forensic analysis."

Anyone with information is asked to call West Midlands Police on 101, quoting incident reference number 20SW/34724N/20.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or at crimestoppers-uk.org

Dayna Farrington

By Dayna Farrington
Senior reporter based at Wolverhampton

Reporter for the Express & Star based at Wolverhampton.

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