Police launch hunt for knifeman after 29-year-old man is stabbed
22nd October 2022

Police launch hunt for knifeman after 29-year-old man is stabbed in the street in leafy cul-de-sac

  • Police are hunting a knifeman after 29-year-old man was stabbed in Birmingham
  • Paramedics arrived at a house at 11pm on Friday and found the victim bleeding
  • Despite their best efforts, he was tragically pronounced dead at the scene 

Police are hunting a knifeman after a 29-year-old man was stabbed to death in the street on a leafy cul-de-sac in a city suburb.

Emergency services were called to the Handsworth Wood area of Birmingham just after 11pm on Friday.

Paramedics battled to save the victim but he was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.

A manhunt has been launched for the killer and a cordon remains in place in the area while forensic examinations are carried out.

Police are hunting a knifeman after a 29-year-old man was stabbed to death in the street on a leafy cul-de-sac in a Birmingham suburb on Friday night (Pictured: A police cordon at the scene)

Emergency services were called to the Handsworth Wood area of Birmingham just after 11pm on Friday, where they tried in vain to save the victim (Pictured: A police van and forensic tent at the scene, with flowers laid at an adjacent wall)

West Midlands Police said extra officers will be in the area on patrol over the next few days while house to house enquiries are carried out.

Detective Inspector Jim Mahon, from the force’s homicide unit, said: “We are in the very early stages of our enquiry and we are asking anyone with information who hasn’t already spoken to us to come forward.

“The victim’s family have been informed and we have specialist family liaison officers with them after hearing just devastating news.”

Anyone with information has been urged to contact police via Live Chat on their website or by calling 101 quoting log 4527 of 21/10.

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