Westmidland Police .We’ve arrested a man on suspicion of murder and seven counts of attempted murder in connection with the #BirminghamStabbings. The man, 27, was held at an address in Selly Oak, #Birmingham, at around 4am today.
Arrest made following stabbing incidents in Birmingham, UKWest Midlands Police confirmed they have arrested a man on suspicion of murder and seven counts of attempted murder following a series of stabbings over the weekend. One person died and a number of others were reportedly injured during incidents in Birmingham’s Hurst Street and Snow Hill areas on Saturday night, which the police have said appear to be “random attacks” by the same suspect.
Birmingham Police Commander, Chief Superintendent Steve Graham, said: “Officers worked through yesterday and into the early hours of this morning in a bid to trace the man we believe responsible for these terrible crimes.
“We issued CCTV footage of the suspect and had a strong response from the public. I’d like to thank everyone who shared our appeal and who provided information to the investigation.