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Teen arrested on suspicion of attempted murder as injured man escapes through window

By Thomas Parkes | Birmingham | Crime | Published:

A teenager has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a man was left seriously injured.

Chantry Road. Photo: Google

The man was attacked with a weapon at a house in Handsworth before he managed to escape through a window and raise the alarm.

Emergency services were called to he house in Chantry Road at 9.20pm on Thursday.

The 48-year-old was taken to hospital where he now remains in a stable condition, West Midlands Police said.

An 18-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and remained in police custody on Friday afternoon.

An investigation is underway and a forensic teams have been examining the scene, where a police cordon was put in place.

Anyone with information is asked to call the force on 101.

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

Thomas Parkes

By Thomas Parkes
Senior Reporter - @TParkes_Star

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

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