Update on man fighting for his life after Erdington ‘attack’ as investigations continue

Police have provided an update after a man was left fighting for his life after an incident in Erdington last week. The victim, in his 30s, was found lying on the pavement outside the Ladbrokes bookmakers at around 7.30pm on Thursday, June 6.

It was thought he had been attacked. The area was sealed off and remained closed to the public on Friday, with six businesses including Halifax and Ladbrokes, unable to open as police waited for scenes of crime officers to arrive.

West Midlands Police said the man had ‘life-threatening injuries’ and was taken to hospital. Locals reported a man was 'punched' and BirminghamLive was shown footage of a man lying on the pavement in the High Street. No arrests had been made.

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A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: "We were called at 7.31pm to an incident on High Street, Erdington. One ambulance attended the scene.

"Upon arrival we found a man in a serious condition. He received treatment from ambulance staff at the scene before being conveyed to hospital for further treatment."

Today, Tuesday, June 11, West Midlands Police provided an update. A spokesman said: “A man in his 30s who was found injured in Erdington High Street on Thursday, June 6, remains in a serious but stable condition in hospital.

“Our enquiries are ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact us via Live Chat on our website, or by calling 101, and quote log 4572 of 6/6/24.” Alternatively, anyone with any information can contact independent charity, Crimestoppers, anonymously on 0800 555 111.