A fight involving around ten people near Coventry city centre saw a teenager stabbed it has been revealed.
Police and paramedics were called to Stoney Stanton Road in Coventry on Wednesday evening (September 2) following reports of a fight involving around ten people or more.
The incident is believed started shortly after 6pm on Wednesday and prompted a large emergency services response.
On Wednesday evening a spokesman for West Midlands Police told CoventryLive they had been alerted to reports of a fight in progress along the road.
Also that it had been reported that around ten people were attacking another person.
Today the police force revealed an 18-year-old suffered stab wounds during the incident.
The victim was taken to hospital and although the police said his injuries were not thought to be serious West Midlands Ambulance Service said he received trauma care at the scene and “sustained serious injuries”.
Officers investigating the stabbing are examining CCTV footage and have urged any witnesses to come forward.
A West Midlands Police spokesman said: “We’re investigating after an 18-year-old man was discovered with stab wounds in Stoney Stanton Road, Foleshill, around 6.15pm yesterday (September 2).
“He was taken to hospital with leg injuries which are not believed to be serious.
“We’re carrying out CCTV enquiries and anyone with information can contact us via Live Chat or by calling 101. Quote 20CV/210601Q/20.”
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A spokesman for West Midlands Ambulance Service said: “We were called to reports of a stabbing in Stoney Stanton Road, Coventry at 6.20pm last night.
“An ambulance, paramedic officer and critical care paramedic from The Air Ambulance Service attended the scene.
“Crews administered trauma care to one male on scene who had sustained serious injuries before being taken on blue lights to hospital for further emergency care.”