Children stabbed in Birmingham: 17-year-old brother arrested

Police said a 17-year-old male arrested after two girls were stabbed at an address in Birmingham is their brother. A woman in her 40s was also stabbed. The victims are all said to be in a 'serious condition'.

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Police: Birmingham stabbing was an isolated incident

Police investigating the stabbings of two girls - believed to be 16 and 10 - and their mother in Birmingham was an isolated incident.

Forensic teams work at the scene of the stabbing in Birmingham. Credit: Press Association

A spokesperson for West Midlands Police said: "We don't believe there are any issues for the wider community. We believe this is an isolated tragic incident involving one family."

Neighbours said the family who lived at the address had moved to Britain from the Middle East but were originally from Pakistan.

One man, who declined to be named, said: "They are a very good family and what has happened is terrible.

"They are a very loving family, I saw them shopping together and it's impossible to imagine why this has happened."

A 17-year-old - confirmed as the girls' brother - remains in police custody.

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Pictures: Scene of multiple stabbing in Birmingham

Two teenagers are among three people who have been stabbed in Birmingham. Police are describing it as a domestic incident.

Forensic teams are currently at the scene in Small Heath Credit: ITV News Central

A girl, believed to be 16, and a woman in her 40s, were found inside a house in Little Green Lane in Small Heath in Birmingham with knife injuries.

Another teenager, thought to be 13, was found on the pavement with stab injuries.

A man has been arrested.

Police have cordoned off Little Green Lane following the stabbing

Man arrested after three stabbed in Birmingham

A man has been arrested after three people, including two teenage girls, were stabbed in a suspected domestic incident.

All three victims are believed to have suffered multiple knife injuries at an address in Small Heath, Birmingham.

A police spokesman said: "Officers arrived at the scene within a matter of minutes and arrested a man in the street and recovered a knife nearby.

"He has been taken to hospital having suffered a minor cut to his hand."

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Police: All three casualties have suffered multiple knife wounds

Three people, including two children, have been stabbed in Birmingham in what police believe to be a domestic incident.

A girl, believed to be 16, and a woman in her 40s, were found inside a house in Little Green Lane in Small Heath with knife injuries.

Another teenager, thought to be 13, was found on the pavement with stab injuries.

A man has been arrested.

All three casualties have suffered multiple knife wounds but the seriousness of their injuries is unclear at this stage.

This appears to be a contained, domestic incident: one man was arrested outside the address and we are not actively seeking anyone else in connection with the incident.

– West Midlands Police Force Incident Manager, Chief Inspector Jack Hadley

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Two children among three stabbed in Birmingham

Three people, including two children, have been stabbed in what police believe to be a domestic incident.

A girl, believed to be 16, and a woman in her 40s, were found inside a house with knife injuries. Another teenager, thought to be 13, was found on the pavement with stab injuries.

Police were called to an address in Little Green Lane in Small Heath in Birmingham at 7:20 this morning.

Little Green Lane in Birmingham has been cordoned off Credit: Joe Giddens/PA Wire

A baby inside the house was found unharmed.

A man has been arrested.

Little Green Lane has been cordoned off. Wyndcliffe Primary School, opposite the house, has been closed for the day.

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