Doorman fighting for his life after being stabbed on the job

A pub doorman is fighting for his life after being stabbed in the early hours of Saturday morning.

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Police met with 'highly charged scene' after stabbing

Police investigating the stabbing of a Wolverhampton doorman are keen to identify someone as part of their investigation.

Detective Inspector Ian Iliffe, leading the inquiry, said:

We know that there was a black man with a fair complexion, aged in his mid-30s, who was around at the time of the attack. He was wearing a long-sleeved dark coloured top and possibly a dark coloured hat and I believe he could have crucial information about what happened. Officers were met with a highly-charged scene when they arrived in the early hours of this morning and there were a large number of people gathered at the venue. It’s important we speak to as many of these individuals as possible if we are to ensure the person responsible is swiftly arrested.

Police are examining forensic evidence and CCTV footage at the scene today and are keen to talk to witnesses.

Pub doorman stabbed whilst at work in Wolverhampton

Police are at the scene of a Wolverhapmton pub where a 38-year-old man was stabbed on Saturday morning Credit: PA

A pub doorman from Wolverhampton is in a critical condition after being stabbed in the early hours of Saturday morning.

The 38-year-old was found with a knife wound to his body after West Midlands Police were called to the scene.

The incident took place at the Harp Inn, on Walsall Street, at around 2:45am, where he was treated by paramedics before being taken to hospital.

Detectives are appealing for witnesses and have cordoned off the area whilst they conduct an investigation.

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