A police forensics officer gathers evidence near to forensics tents and evidence markers inside a cordon on Irving Street, following a major stabbing incident in the centre of Birmingham, central England, on September 6, 2020. – One man was killed and two people were critically injured during a “random” stabbing attack lasting several hours in Britain’s second city of Birmingham, police said on Sunday. Detectives said they were hunting one suspect after being called to reports of stabbings at four separate locations in the city centre between 12:30 am (2330 GMT Saturday) and 2:30 am.
Police open murder investigation Birmingham, UK One person has died and a number of others injured during incidents in Birmingham’s Hurst Street and Snow Hill areas on Saturday night, which police said appear to be “random attacks” by the same suspect.
POLICE investigation is underway after a man died and another man and woman were left critically injured follow an incident involving multiple stabbings in Birmingham City centre.
The knife attack took place in the early hours of Sunday morning, with seven people injured in the incident.
West Midlands police has declared a major incident in the wake of the attacks.
A murder investigation is now under way with Chief Superintendent Steve Graham indicating to reporters that the stabbings are linked.
West Midlands police issued a statement outlining the facts behind the attacks: “We can now confirm that we’ve launched a murder investigation following the events in Birmingham city centre overnight.
He confirmed that police are currently searching for one suspect.