Four teens arrested after boy stabbed in Bordesley Green

Hob Moor Road, where Bordesley Green meets Small Heath
Hob Moor Road, where Bordesley Green meets Small Heath -Credit:Nick Wilkinson/Birmingham Live

Four teenagers have been arrested after a 16-year-old boy was stabbed in Bordesley Green. The victim was knifed in Hob Moor Road yesterday afternoon, Friday, May 3.

He was rushed to hospital with an arm injury. Police said he was now in a stable condition and that his injuries were not 'life-changing'.

Officers seized a weapon from the scene which will be examined by forensic experts. Four teenagers, aged between 15 and 17, were arrested last night and this morning at Birmingham addresses.

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The teenagers, arrested on suspicion of wounding, remained in custody this afternoon while police enquiries continue. Chief Inspector Vicki Stott of West Midlands Police said: "Our quick-time enquiries have seen us detain four people within hours of this incident.

"Serious youth violence is a priority for us and our focus on protecting our communities and keeping everyone safe continues. If you witnessed the incident or think that you can help, you can contact us via Live Chat on our website, or by calling 101, quoting crime reference 20/462762/24."