Teen dies in Sutton Coldfield stabbing

Thursday 17th May 2018 – 5.30pm – Claire Brown.

Despite the tremendous efforts of ambulance staff, a teenage boy has sadly died in Sutton Coldfield this afternoon.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to reports of a stabbing in Lower Parade, Sutton Coldfield at around 3.30pm (Thursday). An ambulance, a paramedic officer, the West Midlands Central Accident Resuscitation Emergency (CARE) team medics and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Tatenhill airbase were responded to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Crews arrived to find a 16-year-old boy with serious injuries. The team of ambulance staff worked quickly to begin administering advanced life support to the boy at the scene. Sadly, nothing could be done to save the boy and he was confirmed dead a short time later.

West Midlands Police are appealing for anyone with information about this incident to call 101; quoting log number 1588 of 17/05/18.”

ENDS

Written by officialwmas

West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS) covers a geographical area of approximately 5,000 square miles and serves a population of 5.6 million people living in Shropshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Coventry & Warwickshire, Staffordshire and the Birmingham & the Black Country conurbation. The Trust has a total number of 4000 members of staff and uses 864 vehicles.

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