Police have announced a major incident in downtown Birmingham after officers were called to the news in multiple stab wounds.
West Midlands Police said officers were called to the scene of the stabbing in the city center around 12:30 a.m. Sunday.
In a statement, the force said: “We immediately arrived with colleagues from the ambulance service.
We immediately arrived with colleagues from the ambulance service. Several more stabbings have been reported in the area since then.
– West Midlands Police (WMPolis) September 6, 2020
“Several more stabbings have been reported in the area since then.
“We are aware of a number of injured people, but at the moment we are not in a position to say how much or how serious they are.
“However, all emergency services are working together at the scene and ensuring that those injured will receive medical care.
“It simply came to our notice then.
“Work is still underway to establish what happened, and it may take some time before we are in a position to confirm anything.
“It would not be right to speculate about the cause of the incident at this early stage.
Officers placed a cordon at the junction of Horst Street – a popular nightlife area in downtown – and Bromsgrove Street.
Police called on the public to remain calm, saying the response would last “for a while” and there were cordons.
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