A man has been arrested in connection with a teenager who was stabbed to death in Birmingham.

Abdullah Muhammed was stabbed in Herbert Road, Small Heath at around 8pm on Wednesday 20 February.

The 16-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene.

A 19-year-old from Walsall has been arrested on suspicion of murder. He currently remains in police custody.

This arrest is a significant step forward in our investigation and we’re doing all we can to bring those responsible to justice.We need answers for Abdullah’s family, friends and the wider community who are saddened and shocked at the loss of another young life.I continue to appeal to anyone who has any information and has not yet come forward to contact us at the earliest opportunity.”

Detective Chief Inspector Edward Foster, West Midlands Homicide Team