Two paramedics speak for the first time since being stabbed on duty in Wolverhampton

Two paramedics who were stabbed while on duty in Wolverhampton have been speaking for the first time since the attack.

Colleagues Michael Hipgrave and Deena Evans were responding to a 999 call out on Stephens Close on Monday 6th July.

They both suffered serious injuries and had to be treated at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham.

A 52-year-old man was arrested and has been charged over the attack.

Police at the scene in Stephens Close, Wolverhampton, where the two paramedics were stabbed Credit: Richard Vernalls/PA

Michael and Deena are on the road to recovery but say the memory of the attack has stayed with them.

Both colleagues have children and say their families have also suffered in the weeks that have followed.

Both Michael and Deena have received lots of support from staff and members of the public Credit: WMAS

Messages of support have poured in from staff at West Midlands Ambulance Service and members of the public.

Michael and Deena say talking to colleagues has helped them a lot and say they want to thank everyone for their well wishes.