Investigation Launched Following Cape Hill Stabbing
April 16, 2016, 5:50 pm
An area of Cape Hill, Smethwick is currently cordoned off as police continue to deal with a report of a serious assault.
Officers were called by the ambulance service at around 12.50pm today following reports of a man with a stab wound at the Internet Cafe on Cape Hill.
The man believed to be in his twenties is currently being treated by medical staff for serious injuries.
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Officers are in the area as they continue to search for the suspect who is described as black, with short dark hair and believed to be in his twenties.
Detective Inspector Justin Spanner, from the forceâ€™s CID department, said: â€œWe are in the early stages of our investigation and continue to establish the circumstances surrounding the stabbing.
â€œWe continue to speak to witnesses and would appeal to anyone who was in the area at the time to make themselves known to officers.
â€œWe are in the process of informing the manâ€™s family of the injuries and it would not be appropriate to comment further at this stageâ€
Anyone with information is urged to call West Midlands Police on 101. Alternatively people can leave information anonymously by calling Crimestoppers the independent charity on 0800 555 111.
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Source: West Midlands Police