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Investigation launched after 16-year-old boy stabbed in park

A 16-year-old was stabbed in Handsworth Park on Monday evening Credit: BPM Media

An investigation has been launched after a teenage boy was stabbed in Handsworth Park yesterday evening (Monday 27 August).

Police were called by paramedics to the York Road area of the park in Handsworth at around 6.40pm.

The 16-year-old suffered a stab wound to the back and was taken to hospital where he remains in a serious condition.

A 15-year-old girl also suffered minor injuries.

No arrests have been made but Police want anybody who has information to come forward.

I am asking for anyone with information on this attack to come forward and speak to us. Anything you know could really help our investigation while it is in the early stages.

If you noticed anyone in the area that was acting suspicious, we’d really like to hear from you.

– Investigating officer Sgt Damian Forrest from the Force CID team