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Road cordoned off after "man stabbed"

A police cordon has been set up in Woodgate Gardens Photo: @snappersk

There are unconfirmed reports of a stabbing in Woodgate Gardens at around 11pm on last night (3 July).

West Midlands Police are at the scene investigating Credit: @snappersk

Witnesses claim a victim suffered a stab wound near Lye Road, Birmingham and police have cordoned the area off.

A forensics tent was put outside a house Credit: @snappersk

West Midlands Police was unavailable to immediately comment.

Police have cordoned off a large area near Lye Road Credit: @snappersk

A forensics tent was put up at one spot in the cordoned off area.

A witness said:

It was 11pm and there was lots of police cars and forensics. The officers placed a 200 metre cordon around the street.

A male officer was searching the street using a handheld torch and the support unit arrived to preserve the scene.

– Witness

At least six Force CID and approximately 10 to 15 uniformed police officers including Birmingham South Response force support arrived, the witness said.

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