Birmingham & Black Country

Man critical after Birmingham stabbing

A man is in a critical condition in hospital after being stabbed outside a venue in Birmingham.

The 21-year-old, from Handsworth, was stabbed in the chest outside the Panama Bar in Gas Street during the early hours.

The victim, who has had surgery, made his own way to hospital, which alerted police, the West Midlands force said.

Gas Street was closed for much of the day for forensic searches and CCTV footage was also being searched.

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