Man, 18, arrested on suspicion of murder after Erdington stabbing

Police have remained at the scene in Erdington on Monday morning while they investigate Credit: Snapper SK

An 18-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man was stabbed to death in Birmingham on Tuesday, West Midlands Police have confirmed.

The teenager was arrested in the Erdington area on suspicion of murder and he is currently in custody for questioning. 

It comes as a 25-year-old was discovered with serious injuries in Chudleigh Road, Erdington, at around 4.15pm on Monday November 29.

He was rushed to hospital but died a short time after his arrival.

A cordon remains in place near the junction of Reservoir Road on Tuesday morning while police investigate what happened.

Detective Inspector Wes Martin, from West Midlands Police, said: "A young man has tragically lost his life and we're doing all we can to support his family at this awful time."

"We've made some quick progress by arresting a suspect on suspicion of murder. However, we remain keen to hear from anyone who may have information. Anyone who may be able to help us needs to contact us."

"We're reviewing all CCTV possibilities and we're asking people in the area to check any dashcam or doorbell footage which can help us fully establish what has happened during this terrible incident."