Man stabbed as police called to 'disorder' in Willenhall

The view onto Pool Hayes Lane, Willenhall
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A young man has been stabbed during a 'disorder involving a number of men' in Willenhall. The man, believed to be 18, was not thought to be in a life-threatening condition following the attack.

Lucknow Road has been sealed off this afternoon (Thursday, May 30), with several police cars spotted within the cordon. West Midlands Police said it was called to reports of a disorder in the area, just before 1.40pm.

Coltham Road was also been closed off. Officers remain at the scene as enquiries continue.

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A force spokesperson said: "We're investigating after a man was stabbed in Willenhall this afternoon. We were called to disorder in the Lucknow Road area involving a number of men just before 1.40pm.

"One man, believed to be aged 18, was left with injuries which are not believed to be life-threatening. Officers remain at the scene this afternoon and enquiries continue."

Anyone with information has been asked to get in touch via 101. Witnesses can also use the live chat facility at www.west-midlands.police.uk, quoting log 2144.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesperson said: "We were called at 1.47pm to reports of a stabbing nearby to Lucknow Road in Willenhall. Two ambulances, a paramedic officer, a MERIT trauma doctor and critical care paramedic and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Tatenhill attended the scene.

"Upon arrival we found a male patient with serious injuries. He received advanced trauma care at the scene before being conveyed to hospital by land ambulance for further treatment.” Our live blog will be updated with the latest on this breaking news story.