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Man killed in Smethwick internet cafe stabbing

Cape Hill, Smethwick, Birmingham Image copyright Google Maps
Image caption Part of Cape Hill in Smethwick, Sandwell was cordoned off by police on Saturday

A manhunt is under way after a man was stabbed to death at an internet cafe in broad daylight.

Police were called to the Smethwick area of Sandwell at about 12:50 BST on Saturday.

A 38-year-old man, who has not been formally identified, was pronounced dead at the scene at the internet cafe on Cape Hill.

West Midlands Police said a suspect, described as black and of a large build, is still at large.

Det Insp Justin Spanner, from the force's CID, said: "This happened in broad daylight on a Saturday afternoon in a busy area and we are aware that several witnesses were at the scene and as yet have not come forward.

"The suspect was wearing a dark quilted patterned jacket, blue jeans and trainers."

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