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Man stabbed inside car in Wolverhampton street

By Harriet Evans | Wolverhampton | Crime | Published:

The air ambulance was called after a man was stabbed in a car in a Wolverhampton street.

Kendal Rise in Wolverhampton. Photo: Google StreetView.

The 28-year-old victim was knifed in Kendal Rise on Sunday afternoon.

A spokesman from West Midlands Ambulance Service said: "We were called at 5.05pm yesterday to reports of a stabbing on Kendal Rise.

"One ambulance, a paramedic officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford attended the scene.

"On arrival we discovered one patient, a man, who was treated for stab wounds, not believed to be life-threatening.

"He was then taken to hospital by land ambulance for further assessment."

West Midlands Police have launched an investigation following the incident.

A police spokeswoman said: "We were alerted to the incident by ambulance colleagues just after 5pm and officers were immediately sent to the scene.

"A 28-year-old man was taken to hospital with ear and neck wounds, but thankfully his injuries are not deemed life-threatening.

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"We understand that the attack happened inside a car and the car has been seized for forensic analysis. Several other lines of enquiry are also ongoing."

Anyone with information about what happened should get in touch with police through Live Chat from 8am to midnight, or call 101 at any time quoting crime number 20WV/149751Q/20.

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

Harriet Evans

By Harriet Evans
Community Reporter - @HarrietEvans_ES

Community Reporter at the Express & Star, covering the issues affecting young people across the Black Country and Staffordshire. Contact me at harriet.evans@expressandstar.co.uk

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