KINGSTANDING STABBING: A 14 year old boy has been murdered
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A 14 year old boy has been murdered in a knife attack on College Road in Kingstanding. Police are now on the hunt for up to seven offenders believed to have been involved.
A teenage boy has been stabbed in Kingstanding on the evening of 31 May. West Midlands Police said that sadly nothing could be done to save him and the 14-year-old died at the scene.
The police said they immediately launched a murder investigation and have flooded the area with officers to search for the offenders.
It is understood the teen was attacked on College Road at the junction with Wardour Grove around 7.30pm by up to seven offenders, who ran off towards Chester Road.
The force are currently speaking to witnesses and fast-tracking CCTV enquiries.
Detective Inspector Ranj Sangha, from the West Midlands Police force’s homicide unit, said: “This is a shocking and senseless tragedy. Another young life has been taken far too soon.
“We have officers with the boy’s family who are facing the cruellest of news this evening. My heart goes out to them.
“We will be leaving no stone unturned in our hunt for the callous individuals responsible for this, or for anyone harbouring them, knowing what they have done.”
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