Two teenagers seriously injured after stabbing in Stourbridge

A large police presence was gathered around the scene as officers investigated the incident

West Midlands Police have sealed off a shopping centre in Stourbridge after two school children, said to be aged 14 and 15, were stabbed.Officers placed a cordon inside an entrance of the Ryemarket centre off Market Street next to Waitrose where they placed a floral barrier blocking the view of discarded clothing.A witness said: ‘I saw two teenagers injured, they were both wearing school uniforms. There were also 2 air ambulances, one landed on the multi-storey car park roof, There were so many ambulances, it was mayhem.’West Midlands Ambulance sent 2 air ambulances, the Hazardous area response team and several paramedics and ambulances to the town centre. 

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In a statement the ambulance service said they had found "two teenage males" upon entering the scene. "They were both assessed and had sustained potentially serious injuries. 

They received treatment from ambulance staff at the scene. They were conveyed to hospital via land ambulance for further treatment."

Both teenagers are in hospital in a serious but stable condition.Police remain at the scene. Last night forensic investigators could be seen examining several scenes in the Stourbridge area.

Officers have urged members of the public to get in touch if they have any information which could help their investigation.‘We are studying CCTV to identify who was involved and speaking to witnesses," a police spokesperson said.

"Anyone with information is urged to contact us quoting log 3351 of 15/3."