Teenager stabbed in park robbery

A teenager has been stabbed during a phone robbery in a park area in Smiths Wood this afternoon (21 January).

The incident took place just before 2.30pm in the green space between Windward Way and ChesterRoad.

An 18-year-old suffered ‘serious injuries’ following the attack and was taken to hospital.

Police have now arrested a 16-year-old boy and 18-year-old man in connection with the attack.

Searches are continuing in the area tonight to try to trace the weapon.

WMP have confirmed the victim’s injuries are ‘not life-threatening or life-changing’.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the police via Live Chat at west-midlands.police.uk between 8am and midnight, or call 101 anytime.

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