Bus stabbing suspect sectioned

A 22-year-old man that is in police custody on suspicion of murder has been sectioned under the Mental Health Act. 16-year-old Christina Edkins was stabbed on a bus on Hagley Road in Birmingham on Thursday morning.

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Police believe male travelled on buses after attack

"We strongly believe now that the male got off the bus after the incident and has then then continued to use the bus network, in and around the Birminghm and wider West Midlands area, to continue traveling for a number of hours after the tragic event yesterday."

– Det Supt Richard baker

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