West Midlands Police have confirmed a murder investigation has been launched following the shocking violence in Birmingham city centre overnight which resulted in the death of a man.

Officers have stated that a man has tragically lost his life and a number of people have been seriously injured following the disturbing outbreak of violence in central Birmingham last night.

A police spokesperson has confirmed the violence took place between 12:30am and 2:20am, and both incidents are linked and officers are doing all they can to find whoever was responsible for this brutal outbreak of violence.

The series of stabbings have left one man dead, two people with serious injuries and five others injured. Read more here and here.


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A West Midlands Police officer seals off Hurst Street as a murder investigation gets underwayAdam Yosef
A West Midlands Police officer seals off Hurst Street as a murder investigation gets underway

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A police forensics scientist collects possible evidence from Hurst StreetAdam Yosef
A police forensics scientist collects possible evidence from Hurst Street

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A police woman speaks to a colleague in Hurst Street in Birmingham Adam Yosef
A police woman speaks to a colleague in Hurst Street in Birmingham

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Parts of Southside in Birmingham are sealed off following a series of knife attacks last night Adam Yosef
Parts of Southside in Birmingham are sealed off following a series of knife attacks last night

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A cordoned off Hurst Street is strewn with litter and police evidence markers following a night of violence Adam Yosef
A cordoned off Hurst Street is strewn with litter and police evidence markers following a night of violence

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West Midlands Police officers on duty in Hurst Street in Birmingham Adam Yosef
West Midlands Police officers on duty in Hurst Street in Birmingham

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A police evidence marker in The Arcadian leisure complex in Hurst Street, Birmingham Adam Yosef
A police evidence marker in The Arcadian leisure complex in Hurst Street, Birmingham

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A police officer stands guard outside The Arcadian in Hurst Street Adam Yosef
A police officer stands guard outside The Arcadian in Hurst Street

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Forensics scientists collect evidence along Hurst Street in Birmingham Adam Yosef
Forensics scientists collect evidence along Hurst Street in Birmingham

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Police have sealed off a number of scenes across the city, including Hurst StreetAdam Yosef
Police have sealed off a number of scenes across the city, including Hurst Street

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Police officers have been stationed around Hurst Street in Birmingham following several knife attacks overnight Adam Yosef
Police officers have been stationed around Hurst Street in Birmingham following several knife attacks overnight

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Police officers have been stationed around Hurst Street in Birmingham following several knife attacks overnight Adam Yosef
Police officers have been stationed around Hurst Street in Birmingham following several knife attacks overnight

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Police forensics scientists gather in Hurst Street, Birmingham Adam Yosef
Police forensics scientists gather in Hurst Street, Birmingham

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A police officer unfurls police tape to cordon off Hurst Street as part of a crime scene Adam Yosef
A police officer unfurls police tape to cordon off Hurst Street as part of a crime scene

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Hurst Street in Birmingham the morning after the stabbing incident Adam Yosef
Hurst Street in Birmingham the morning after the mass stabbing incident

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Bromsgrove Street and Hurst Street have been cordoned off Adam Yosef
Bromsgrove Street and Hurst Street have been cordoned off

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The attacks initially took place in and around Hurst Street and Bromsgrove Street, including in The Arcadian centreAdam Yosef
The attacks initially took place in and around Hurst Street and Bromsgrove Street, including in The Arcadian centre

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Police officers have been stationed around Hurst Street in Birmingham following several knife attacks overnight Adam Yosef
Police officers have been stationed around Hurst Street in Birmingham following several knife attacks overnight

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Police officers have been stationed around Hurst Street in Birmingham following several knife attacks overnight Adam Yosef
Police officers have been stationed around Hurst Street in Birmingham following several knife attacks overnight

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Journalists at the scene of the stabbing incident in Hurst Street, Birmingham Adam Yosef
Journalists at the scene of the stabbing incident in Hurst Street, Birmingham

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A passer-by captures a photo of Hurst Street on their smartphone following the stabbing incident Adam Yosef
A passer-by captures a photo of Hurst Street on their smartphone following the stabbing incident

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Hurst Street in Birmingham's Southside is home to the city's Gay Village and Chinese Quarter Adam Yosef
Hurst Street in Birmingham’s Southside is home to the city’s Gay Village and Chinese Quarter

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Police forensics scientists search for evidence in Hurst Street, Birmingham Adam Yosef
Police forensics scientists search for evidence in Hurst Street, Birmingham

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Police forensics scientists search for evidence in Hurst Street, Birmingham Adam Yosef
Police forensics scientists search for evidence in Hurst Street, Birmingham

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Police forensics scientists search for evidence in Hurst Street, Birmingham Adam Yosef
Police forensics scientists search for evidence in Hurst Street, Birmingham

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A police evidence marker along Hurst Street Adam Yosef
A police evidence marker along Hurst Street

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Mykonos Bar owner Savvas Sfrantzis, who witnessed the savage knife attacks in Hurst Street, speaks to a police officer Staff Reporter | I Am Birmingham
Mykonos Bar owner Savvas Sfrantzis, who witnessed the savage knife attacks in Hurst Street, speaks to a police officer

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A news reporter outside the scene of the crime in Hurst Street, Birmingham Adam Yosef
A news reporter outside the scene of the crime in Hurst Street, Birmingham

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Mykonos Bar owner Savvas Sfrantzis witnessed the savage knife attacks in Hurst Street outside his business Adam Yosef
Mykonos Bar owner Savvas Sfrantzis witnessed the savage knife attacks in Hurst Street outside his business

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Mykonos Bar owner Savvas Sfrantzis witnessed the savage knife attacks in Hurst Street outside his business Adam Yosef
Mykonos Bar owner Savvas Sfrantzis witnessed the savage knife attacks in Hurst Street outside his business

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Mykonos Bar owner Savvas Sfrantzis, who witnessed the savage knife attacks in Hurst Street, speaks to Guardian journalist Rhi Storer Adam Yosef
Mykonos Bar owner Savvas Sfrantzis, who witnessed the savage knife attacks in Hurst Street, speaks to Guardian journalist Rhi Storer

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Mykonos Bar owner Savvas Sfrantzis, who witnessed the vicious stabbings in Hurst Street, describes the knife attack to reporters Adam Yosef
Mykonos Bar owner Savvas Sfrantzis, who witnessed the vicious stabbings in Hurst Street, describes the knife attack to reporters

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Mykonos Bar owner Savvas Sfrantzis, who witnessed the vicious stabbings in Hurst Street, describes the knife attack to reporters Adam Yosef
Mykonos Bar owner Savvas Sfrantzis, who witnessed the vicious stabbings in Hurst Street, describes the knife attack to reporters

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Police emergency vehicles stationed near Hurst Street in Birmingham following the stabbing rampage Adam Yosef
Police emergency vehicles stationed near Hurst Street in Birmingham following the stabbing rampage

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Police emergency vehicles stationed near Hurst Street in Birmingham following the stabbing rampage Staff Reporter | I Am Birmingham
Police emergency vehicles stationed near Hurst Street in Birmingham following the stabbing rampage

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Police emergency vehicles stationed near Hurst Street in Birmingham following the stabbing rampage Adam Yosef
Police emergency vehicles stationed near Hurst Street in Birmingham following the stabbing rampage

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Police emergency vehicles stationed near Hurst Street in Birmingham following the stabbing rampage Adam Yosef
Police emergency vehicles stationed near Hurst Street in Birmingham following the stabbing rampage

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Forensics scientists collect evidence along Hurst Street in Birmingham Adam Yosef
Forensics scientists collect evidence along Hurst Street in Birmingham

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Local bar worker Cara has claimed the knife attacks resulted from a brawl she witnessed Adam Yosef
Local bar worker Cara has claimed the knife attacks resulted from a brawl she witnessed

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Local bar worker Cara has claimed the knife attacks resulted from a brawl she witnessed Adam Yosef
Local bar worker Cara has claimed the knife attacks resulted from a brawl she witnessed

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Local bar worker Cara has claimed the knife attacks resulted from a brawl she witnessed Adam Yosef
Local bar worker Cara has claimed the knife attacks resulted from a brawl she witnessed

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Hurst Street in Birmingham on Sunday 6th September Adam Yosef
Hurst Street in Birmingham on Sunday 6th September

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A police officer beside evidence markers at The Arcadian in Birmingham Adam Yosef
A police officer beside evidence markers at The Arcadian in Birmingham

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Police vehicles in Bromsgrove Street in Birmingham Adam Yosef
Police vehicles in Bromsgrove Street in Birmingham

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Bromsgrove Street sealed off as police investigate the stabbing incident Adam Yosef
Bromsgrove Street sealed off as police investigate the stabbing incident

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The incident took place in Southside in Birmingham as well as in Colmore Row Adam Yosef
The incident took place in Southside in Birmingham as well as in Colmore Row

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Several business remain closed along a cordoned off Hurst Street including PureGym Adam Yosef
Several business remain closed along a cordoned off Hurst Street including PureGym

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Bromsgrove Street has been sealed off by West Midlands Police Adam Yosef
Bromsgrove Street has been sealed off by West Midlands Police

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Sidewalk bar in Hurst Street has been included in the police cordon Adam Yosef
Sidewalk bar in Hurst Street has been included in the police cordon

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Bromsgrove Street has been sealed off by West Midlands Police Adam Yosef
Bromsgrove Street has been sealed off by West Midlands Police

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Birmingham's landmark Rotunda building viewed from The Arcadian on Sunday 6th September Adam Yosef
Birmingham’s landmark Rotunda building viewed from The Arcadian on Sunday 6th September

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Members of the press waiting for new outside the police cordon in Hurst Street in Birmingham Adam Yosef
Members of the press waiting for new outside the police cordon in Hurst Street in Birmingham

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Police officers arrive onto the scene in Hurst Street in Birmingham's Gay Quarter Adam Yosef
Police officers arrive onto the scene in Hurst Street in Birmingham’s Gay Quarter

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Shocked local resident Fulvio works at PureGym within the cordoned off area in Hurst Street but had to remain awayAdam Yosef
Shocked local resident Fulvio works at PureGym within the cordoned off area in Hurst Street but had to remain away
A police officers at The Arcadian in Birmingham Adam Yosef
A police officers at The Arcadian in Birmingham

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Police evidence markers outside Mykonos bar in Hurst Street, Birmingham Adam Yosef
Police evidence markers outside Mykonos bar in Hurst Street, Birmingham

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Police evidence markers outside Mykonos bar in Hurst Street, Birmingham Adam Yosef
Police evidence markers outside Mykonos bar in Hurst Street, Birmingham

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The Arcadian in Birmingham city centre has been partially sealed off following the stabbing incident Adam Yosef
The Arcadian in Birmingham city centre has been partially sealed off following the stabbing incident

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The Arcadian in Birmingham city centre has been partially sealed off following the stabbing incident Adam Yosef
The Arcadian in Birmingham city centre has been partially sealed off following the stabbing incident
Police officers have been stationed around Hurst Street in Birmingham following several knife attacks overnightAdam Yosef
Police officers have been stationed around Hurst Street in Birmingham following several knife attacks overnight

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West Midlands Police have cordoned off Hurst Street following a series of stabbings in Birmingham Adam Yosef
West Midlands Police have cordoned off Hurst Street following a series of stabbings in Birmingham

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Irving Street in Birmingham city centre, where 23-year-old Liverpudlian Jacob Billington was stabbed and murdered by a knifeman on September 6Adam Yosef
Irving Street in Birmingham city centre, where 23-year-old Liverpudlian Jacob Billington was stabbed and murdered by a knifeman on September 6

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Irving Street in Birmingham city centre sealed off by police after Liverpudlian Jacob Billington, 23, was stabbed and murdered on the road by a knifeman on September 6Adam Yosef
Irving Street in Birmingham city centre sealed off by police after Liverpudlian Jacob Billington, 23, was stabbed and murdered on the road by a knifeman on September 6

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Irving Street in Birmingham city centre sealed off by police after Liverpudlian Jacob Billington, 23, was stabbed and murdered on the road by a knifeman on September 6Adam Yosef
Irving Street in Birmingham city centre sealed off by police after Liverpudlian Jacob Billington, 23, was stabbed and murdered on the road by a knifeman on September 6

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Irving Street in Birmingham city centre sealed off by police after Liverpudlian Jacob Billington, 23, was stabbed and murdered on the road by a knifeman on September 6Adam Yosef
Irving Street in Birmingham city centre sealed off by West Midlands Police on September 6 after a man was stabbed and killed there

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A local resident speaks to a police officer in Irving Street in Birmingham city centre following a stabbing spree in the city centreAdam Yosef
A local resident speaks to a police officer in Irving Street in Birmingham city centre following a stabbing spree in the city centre

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A West Midlands Police car drives along Bristol Road on September 6, heading to the nearby stabbing incident crime scene in Hurst StreetAdam Yosef
A West Midlands Police car drives along Bristol Road in Birmingham city centre on September 6, heading to the nearby stabbing incident crime scene in Hurst Street

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