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Boy, 15, found stabbed in Smethwick dies

Raglan Road, Smethwick Image copyright Google
Image caption The boy was found stabbed in Raglan Road, in Smethwick

A 15-year-old boy has died after he was found with stab wounds in a street in the West Midlands.

Emergency services were initially alerted to reports of a man with stab wounds in Raglan Road, in Smethwick at about 02:20 GMT.

The boy, who has not been named, was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries and later died.

Det Insp Warren Hines said police were reviewing CCTV from around the area and taking witness statements.

He added: "Forensic investigations are ongoing at the scene.

"I would urge anyone who was around the Raglan Road area at the time please get in touch."

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