Birmingham & Black Country

Man arrested after man stabbed in chest in Birmingham

A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a man was stabbed in Birmingham city centre.

A 28-year-old man suffered stab wounds to the chest in Lionel Street, at about 0440 BST, West Midlands Police said.

A 22-year-old man, who suffered minor injuries to his hand, was arrested and was being questioned by police.

Both men were taken to hospital. Lionel Street was cordoned off while officers conducted forensic work. Any witnesses have been urged to contact police.

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