Boy, 16, critical after being stabbed in stomach on Walsall street

I have to dig deep to find these stories, another stabbing, another kid – he is now fighting for his life. The stabbing happened today early afternoon.

Full post from Birmingham Mail site below…

A boy is fighting for his life after being knifed in the stomach during a day-light stab attack on a Walsall street.

West Midlands Police officers rushed to Caldmore Road just after 3.30pm on Wednesday, February 24, after reports of the violent incident.

Horrifying footage, which has been seen by BlackCountryLive, showed the teen being worked on by medics as they desperately tried to apply pressure to his torso.

Members of the public could also be seen watching as the drama unfolded.

No-one has been arrested but urgent police enquires are ongoing, a spokesman for the force said.

The police spokesman added: “We were called to reports of a stabbing on Caldmore Road, Walsall, at just after 3.30pm today (24 February).

“A 16-year-old boy suffered a stab wound to his stomach. He has been taken to hospital and remains in a critical condition.

“We ask anyone with information or who may have witnessed the incident to contact us via live chat on our website or by calling 101 and quoting log 2901.”