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A councillor has said there appears to be a knife crime epidemic in Birmingham.
The comment comes after a 22-year-old man was fatally stabbed in Bartley Green last night (3 July).
A number of residents around Lye Road are unable to leave their homes because of a cordon, meaning many children could miss school today.
In a statement, Birmingham City Councillor Des Flood (Bartley Green) said: