UK: Police arrested two young boys for stabbing two boys to death


A police cordon was in place in Smethwick tonight after two teenagers were stabbed in Smethwick. Emergency services raced to Victoria Park just after 4 pm on Tuesday, June 7.
An 18-year-old man and a 14-year-old schoolboy were arrested after two victims, aged 16 and 15, were found with knife wounds. Both were expected to make a full recovery.

Pictures sent to BirminghamLive showed a large police presence in place hours after the incident. West Midlands Police has urged anybody with information to come forward.


Robert Oughton, who witnessed the dramatic scenes, said three different parts of Victoria Park had been sectioned off. He said: “There is a blood stain on the grass.”

A police officer was pictured standing guard at Victoria Park in Smethwick after a stabbing. A West Midlands Police spokesperson said: “Two people have been arrested after a stabbing at Victoria Park in Smethwick this afternoon. We were called just after 4.10 pm today and found two boys, aged 16 and 15, had suffered injuries which are not believed to be life-threatening.

“An 18-year-old man and a 14-year-old boy have been arrested on suspicion of wounding with intent and will be questioned in due course. Anyone with information has been asked to get in touch via Live Chat, quoting log 2603 of June 7.”

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