Stabbing in Birmingham leaves man in critical condition

A man was fighting for his life this morning after being found in a Birmingham street with a number of stab wounds.

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Road set to stay closed all morning after stabbing

Police officers will be on the scene of a stabbing which left a man in a critical condition for most of the morning, detectives have confirmed.

Part of Slade Road in Erdington has been closed in both directions while investigations are carried out into who attacked the 24-year-old.

Where the stabbing happened Credit: Google Maps

Ch Insp Neil Hobson said officers were speaking to witnesses as well as trawling through CCTV footage from the area.

A young man is fighting for his life in hospital, so if anyone saw anything and has not yet spoken to us, I would urge them to come forward as soon as possible.

Slade Road is likely to remain closed for much of this morning as it’s vital we fully examine the crime scene during daylight hours.

Stabbing in Birmingham leaves man fighting for life

A man was fighting for his life this morning after being found in a Birmingham street with a number of stab wounds.

Officers were called to Slade Road in Erdington to reports of a disturbance near the junction with St Thomas Road at around 10.50pm.

The man was found in Slade Road, Erdington Credit: ITV News Central

They found the 24-year-old at the scene with life-threatening injuries.

Slade Road has been closed in both directions between Fentham Road and Abbey Road while investigations are carried out.

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