Teenager fatally injured in stabbing

Amy Stubbs – Monday 17th July 2023 – 2.35pm

A teenage boy has died following a stabbing in Rowley Regis at the weekend.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Orchard Close at 7.28pm on Saturday (15th July). An ambulance arrived on scene in eight minutes and was shortly backed up by a second ambulance, a paramedic officer, a MERIT trauma doctor and critical care paramedic.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “On arrival, crews found a boy in a critical condition.

“He was receiving basic life support from police colleagues and ambulance staff immediately took over to administer advanced life support.

“Sadly, despite everyone’s best efforts, he could not be saved and was confirmed dead at the scene.”

ENDS.

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