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Police swoop on a flat in a residential Birmingham street and seal off the block

Police swoop on a flat in a residential Birmingham street and arrest woman, 26, after man is stabbed to death

  • Officers were sent to Frensham Way in Birmingham at around 11am today
  • Forensic investigators were also dispatched to scene by West Midlands Police   
  • A window in the flat was covered up by police, as investigations are carried out 
  • **Do you know what happened? Email james.wood@mailonline.co.uk** 

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man was found with fatal stab wounds at a block of flats in Birmingham this morning.

Officers from West Midlands Police were sent to a residential area of the city at around 11am following reports of a stabbing. 

According to the police force, the man had sustained ‘several stab wounds’ and was pronounced dead at the scene shortly after they arrived.  

A 26-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder as police remain on the scene to conduct investigations.   

A large number of emergency services were seen swooping on Frensham Way shortly after 11am on Saturday

A local described three or four ambulances and about 15 police cars in the area

Forensic investigators were seen entering the flat this afternoon

A local described three or four ambulances and about 15 police cars in the area. Forensic investigators were seen entering the flat 

Forensic officers were noticed entering a flat in the area, before covering up one of the windows with a blanket

Forensic officers were noticed entering a flat in the area, before covering up one of the windows with a blanket

Officers were seen standing guard outside a flat located in an area to the south-west of the city centre this afternoon, after police sent around 15 vehicles to the scene. 

Earlier today, forensic officers were noticed entering the flat before covering up one of its windows with a blanket. 

One local, who lives nearby, described to Birmingham Live scenes of ‘mad panic’ as police arrived in the area.

He said: ‘There were three or four ambulances and about 15 police cars. My brother visited me and said look outside. It looks bad.’

Pictures taken at the scene show a cordon around the scene, as police conduct investigations in the area.  

Pictures taken at the scene show a cordon around the scene, as police conduct investigations in the area

Pictures taken at the scene show a cordon around the scene, as police conduct investigations in the area

Frensham Way (pictured) is a residential street in Birmingham. It is located in the Harborne area of the city, which is located to the south-west of the city centre

Frensham Way (pictured) is a residential street in Birmingham. It is located in the Harborne area of the city, which is located to the south-west of the city centre

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