At least six people were stabbed within just 12 hours in a bloody weekend on Birmingham’s streets. The violence began as at least four people were knifed during a vicious melee involving up to 15 people in the Jewellery Quarter shortly before 5am Saturday. Just six hours later, a knifeman allegedly threatened to kill people inside a mini market. But armed police rushed to the area and arrested a man at gunpoint before anyone could be hurt. Later the same afternoon, a man was stabbed in the neck and arm as a fight broke out between two car occupants, reports Birmingham Live. And the city’s horrifying day of violence finally ended in tragedy as a man was found slumped in the roadside with a fatal stab wound to his chest just before 5pm. Five people – three men, a woman and a girl of 15 – were arrested. Below shows the timeline of stabbings within just 12 hours in four of Birmingham’s most well-known roads. Saturday 4.40am The violence began in the early hours of Saturday, August 22 as ‘at least’ four people were stabbed during large-scale disorder. One man was left seriously hurt in hospital after he was knifed… Read full this story
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