Man dies after stabbing at Walsall nightclub

The cordon is placed near Valesha's nightclub and a section of Newport Street. Credit: BPM Media

A man has died after being stabbed to death at a nightclub in Walsall.

West Midlands Police were called to Valesha’s nightclub, also known as Colliseum, on Newport Street in the town centre just after 5am on Saturday 11 March after receiving reports that someone had been stabbed.

A 29-year-old man was pronounced dead at around 6am while being taken to hospital.

The force said no-one has been arrested at this stage.

Police say the road will remain closed "for some time" as investigations continue. Credit: BPM Media

A man who was in the club at the time but did not want to be named said it appeared there had been an argument between at least two people which escalated into violence, and described scenes of "pandemonium as people scrambled to get out".

An estimated 150 people were inside the venue at the time.

In a statement, West Midlands Police said: "There is a cordon in place and the road remains closed while we investigate. We will provide more details as soon as we can."

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