Teen stabbed in Walsall violence still in hospital as suspect bailed

A youth seriously injured in a knife attack in Bloxwich remains in hospital while a 17-year-old arrested over the stabbing has been given bail.

Police cordon near the scene  Photo: Shaun Fellows/ Shine Pix Ltd
Police cordon near the scene Photo: Shaun Fellows/ Shine Pix Ltd

The incident happened near shops at the junction of Fishley Lane and Stoney Lane, in Little Bloxwich, Walsall, at around 6pm on Thursday.

A 16-year-old was stabbed during the incident which also saw two cars ram into each other.

Police close the junction of Stoney Lane and Buxton Road in Bloxwich. Photo: Shaun Fellows/ Shine Pix Ltd

A 17-year-old was arrested on suspicion of possession of an offensive weapon and theft of a motor vehicle in nearby Bell Lane and has since been given police bail.

West Midlands Police said: "The teenager arrested has been bailed with conditions. Inquiries are ongoing.

"The injured boy is in hospital with injuries which are not believed to be life-threatening."

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