Boy, 16, fighting for life and another injured in double stabbing near park as 14-year-old arrested – The Sun

A BOY, 16, is fighting for his life in hospital after another teenager was injured in an alleged double stabbing near a park.

A 14-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of murder after the alleged double stabbing in Birmingham.

Police were called to reports that two people had been stabbed on Chapelhouse Road, Solihull at around 2.40pm this afternoon.

Two teenagers were rushed to hospital as an air ambulance was seen landing in a play area near Moorend Avenue.

A 16-year-old boy is in a critical condition while a 19-year-old man's condition has been described as stable by police.

Officers cordorned off nearby Marston Green Park after the incident.

West Midlands Police told the Sun Online a 14-year-old was arrested nearby on suspicion of attempted murder and has been taken into police custody for questioning.

A spokesperson for the force said: "Enquiries are continuing and anyone who has any information about the incident is asked to contact us via Live Chat at or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

"Please quote log 2087 26/4."

The news comes after emergency services rushed to an alleged stabbing and mass brawl in Glasgow this morning.

Ambulance crews raced three men, aged 20, 26 and 28 years old, to the nearby Queen Elizabeth University Hospital after finding them injured following the alleged incident in Hutton Drive.

Four men aged 20, 26, 28 and 47 years have been arrested and charged in connection with the incident and will be appearing at Glasgow Sheriff Court on Monday April 27.

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