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

Thomas Parkes

By Thomas Parkes
Senior Reporter - @TParkes_Star

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