Man sitting in his car stabbed multiple times in Walsall gang attack

A man was stabbed multiple times while sitting in his car in Walsall.

The man was stabbed in his car on Upper Lichfield Street in Willenhall. Photo: Google.
The man was stabbed in his car on Upper Lichfield Street in Willenhall. Photo: Google.

The incident happened at around 6.30pm on Wednesday, May 11, on Upper Lichfield Street, Willenhall. Police are now appealing for information.

A silver Golf pulled up next to the 19-year-old's car and four men got out, attacking his car, before one of the men lunged through the open driver-side window and stabbed him multiple times in the hand and wrist.

After scratching the passenger door and smashing the windscreen, the four men left in the Golf.

The victim was taken to hospital with serious injuries to his hands.

West Midlands Police have now said they are seeking any information to help them identify the people responsible, with one described as around 6ft tall, wearing a black jumper, black beanie hat, grey Nike Joggers and black sunglasses.

The force is also reviewing CCTV footage of the area and has asked for anyone with any information to get in touch via Live Chat or by calling 101, quoting crime number 20/432262/22.

A spokesman for West Midlands Police said: "We are appealing for information after a man was stabbed in his car in Walsall last week (Wednesday 11 May).

"A 19-year-old man was sat in his car at 6.30pm on Upper Lichfield Street, Willenhall, when a silver Golf pulled up next to him.

"Four men got out of the Golf and started attacking his car, before one of the men lunged through the driver’s open window, stabbing him multiple times to the hand and wrist.

"They also smashed his windscreen and scratched the passenger door before leaving in the Golf.

"The teenager was taken to hospital to be treated for serious injuries to his hands.

"We are now urgently appealing for anyone with information to help us identify the people responsible.

"One of the men is described as being approximately 6ft tall and was wearing a black jumper, black beanie hat and grey Nike joggers as well as black sunglasses.

"CCTV of the area is being reviewed, but if you witnessed this attack, or have any information, please contact us via Live Chat on our website or by calling 101.

"Please quote crime number 20/432262/22."

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