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Three teenagers stabbed in Solihull

Detectives have launched an investigation after three teenagers were stabbed in Solihull last night.

It is believed that the attack happened at around 6pm. Credit: Google Street View

The teenagers turned up at a local hospital with stab injuries at around 6.30pm on Saturday.

A 16-year-old is being treated for serious injuries and his condition is described as stable and two 15-year-old boys were treated for minor injuries.

Detectives are appealing for witnesses to come forward. Credit: ITV News Central

It is believed that the attack happened at around 6pm on grassland around the Hobs Meadow area near to Westcote Close.

Detectives cordoned off the areas while specialist search officers and forensic experts examined the scene.

We are in the very early stages of our investigation and are appealing to anyone who was in the area yesterday evening and who may have seen something to come forward.

It is still unclear as to what actually happened and we have officers working around the clock to establish the circumstances and enquiries are on-going to apprehend those responsible.

Officers continue to trawl CCTV and house to house enquiries are being conducted in the area of Castle Lane and Westcote Close.

Anyone with information is urged to call me or one of my team.

– Detective Sergeant Sam Price, Solihull’s Violent Crime Team

Anyone with information should call West Midlands Police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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Man dies after house fire in Derbyshire

A man has died after a house fire in Swadlincote in the early hours of this morning.

The fire engulfed the home, killing a man in his 30s. Credit: ITV News Central

Police and fire crews were called to South Drive in Newhall just after 1.30 am this morning.

Derbyshire Fire Service attended the location and confirmed the body of a man was discovered inside.

His family have been informed. After an investigation, the source of the blaze was discovered to be caused by cooking left unattended.

The fire happened at the property on South Drive in Swadlincote. Credit: Google Street View
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