Birmingham & Black Country

Man stabbed in neck in Erdington 'critical'

A man is in a critical condition after being stabbed in the neck in Birmingham.

The man was found in Erdington "slumped against a wall on Coton Lane with a stab wound to his neck", police said.

The 33-year-old man is being treated in hospital after the incident which happened at about 01:00 GMT.

Police are following several lines of inquiry and are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed the incident to come forward, a spokesman added.

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