An investigation has been launched by West Midlands Police this afternoon after a serious incident in Smethwick which left a man seriously wounded after being stabbed.

Police sealed off Smethwick High Street as the scene was analysed by officers, and public transport diverted as Smethwick High Street from Stony Lane was sealed off to allow officers to gather evidence.

Paul Stringer
Smethwick High Street has been sealed off to all traffic following the incident

The police received reports of a street fight at the location a little after 5:30pm. The confrontation left one man with a stab wound to his arm, according to reports. The individual was taken to hospital and is in a serious but stable condition.

There is a car at the scene with damage to the windows. This vehicle is part of the investigation being carried out by West Midlands Police.

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A damaged car at the scene of the incident in Smethwick
A car on Smethwick High Street with a smashed widnowPaul Stringer
A car on Smethwick High Street with a smashed window

No arrests have been made at this stage and enquiries are ongoing.

Anyone who has information relating to this incident please contact West Midlands Police via Live Chat at between 8am and midnight, or call 101 anytime or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. Please quote log number 1941 20/5.

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