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Latest from police press conference on Moseley stabbing

16-year-old stabbed to death in Birmingham Credit: ITV News Central

This afternoon police have said this is "a tragic case." They say the stabbing took place after two teenagers got off a bus at Yardley Green Road in Moseley this morning.

They believe the 16-year-old had recently enrolled at college and that two teenagers were arguing before the attack.

Detectives are appealing for anyone who saw anything to contact them.

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Police statement on Moseley murder investigation

The police officer leading the investigation into the murder of a 16-year-old in Moseley says the force is "committed to finding the person or people responsible and bringing them before the courts."

A murder investigation has today been launched following a stabbing in which a young man has needlessly lost his life.

We’re working hard to understand the precise circumstances surrounding the attack. At this time it is unclear if the attack happened on the bus or in the street. Because of this I need anyone who was on the number 2 bus this morning around Yardley Wood Road to contact me immediately.

– Detective Chief Inspector Simon Wallis

Location of Moseley murder

Moseley murder scene Credit: ITV News Central
Moseley murder scene Credit: ITV News Central

A major police investigation is underway after a 16-year-old boy died after being stabbed.

It happened on Hayfield Road at the junction of Yardley Wood Road in Moseley just after 8:30 this morning.

It's thought he had just got off the number two bus - it's not known if he was attacked in the street or on the bus.

Motive unclear for Birmingham murder

Police say the motive for an attack on a 16-year-old boy this morning remains unclear, although their initial inquiries suggest it was a dispute between two youngsters, and not a random attack.

Police were called to Hayfield Road at the junction of Yardley Wood Road just after 8:30 this morning.

The boy was taken to hospital in a critical condition and later died of his injuries.

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Thousands in Birmingham for jazz festival

Crowds enjoying the music at the Mostly Jazz funk and soul festival Credit: ITV News Central

Thousands of people are enjoying Jazz and soul music in Birmingham this weekend.

Vinyl records used as tree decorations at the Mostly Jazz funk and soul festival in Moseley in Birmingham Credit: ITV News Central

The mostly Jazz Funk and Soul festival is now well underway in Moseley. Tonight's headline act is disco star Candi Staton. The event is in its 4th year and nearly 7000 people are expected to attend across the weekend.

Man shot in Moseley

A 30 year old man is in hospital after being shot in the stomach in the Moseley area of Birmingham.

The shooting took place on Wake Green Road this afternoon. The victim was looked after by family members until medics arrived. His injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

Police cordoned off the area to conduct a search and are also analysing CCTV footage. They say the shot may have come from a black Audi.

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