Birmingham crime: Teenager arrested after girl, 16, is stabbed


Police forensic teams were called around 3.20pm on Sunday (Picture: SnapperSK)

A teenage girl has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a 16-year-old was stabbed.

The girl, aged 17, was held at a house in Birmingham on Sunday afternoon.

The pair know each other, West Midlands Police confirmed.

Paramedics rushed to Rednal Road at 3.18pm to treat the girl, who suffered life-changing injuries and was taken to hospital.

Forensic investigators in white jumpsuits were seen collecting evidence at the home, which was placed under a police cordon.

Blood-stained towels were pictured on a patio in the front garden.

A police spokesperson said a girl was held in custody on Monday.

‘A 17-year-old girl has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder,’ the spokesperson added.


A 17-year-old girl was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder at a home in Rednal Road in Birmingham.

Two crime scene investigators attending the scene (Picture: SnapperSK)


A 17-year-old girl was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder at a home in Rednal Road in Birmingham.

The front garden patio and towels were left stained with blood (Picture: SnapperSK)


A 17-year-old girl was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder at a home in Rednal Road in Birmingham.

The forensic investigators collect evidence from the front of the home (Picture: SnapperSK)


A 17-year-old girl was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder at a home in Rednal Road in Birmingham.

A police cordon was set up around the house in Birmingham (Picture: SnapperSK)

‘Our investigations are in the early stages. However, we understand the girls are known to each other.’

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesperson said: ‘We were called at 3.18pm on Sunday to reports of a stabbing in a residential road off Rednal Road in Birmingham.

‘We sent one ambulance, a paramedic officer and a critical care paramedic from West Midlands CARE Team.

‘Crews treated a teenage girl for serious injuries before conveying her to hospital on blue lights and sirens for further treatment with the critical care paramedic assisting with treatment on route.’

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