A police officer who was stabbed in the line of duty in Birmingham is making 'good progress', West Midlands Police have said.
The 36-year-old was stabbed in the neck and chest during an arrest attempt in Erdington yesterday (12 December).
The police constable underwent surgery for the wound to his neck overnight, which was 'successful' and the chest wound is 'superficial'. He remains sedated in hospital this morning.
Chief Superintendent Kenny Bell said:
Police searched the property on Wood End Road and a 48-year-old man was arrested initially on suspicion of two counts of GBH.
He remains in police custody and is due to be questioned over the attack.