On Monday, the British police had arrested a man on suspicion of murder after a series of “random” stabbing cases started to report in the early hours of Sunday in Birmingham. The stabbing incident took the life of one and injured seven people.
The West Midlands police said that they detained the 27-year-old suspect in the Selly Oak area at 4:00 am. According to the detective, the stabbing incidents which took place in various four locations over a two hour time period were linked however, they appeared to be random and were not thought to be gang-related.
Birmingham Police Commander, Chief Superintendent Steve Graham said,
“Officers worked through yesterday and into the early hours of this morning in a bid to trace the man we believe responsible for these terrible crimes.”
He went on to say that,
“Clearly this is a crucial development but our investigation continues. We still need to speak to any witnesses who saw what happened who’ve not yet spoken to us or anyone who may have video footage or photos of the incidents or the attacker.”
According to details, a 23-year-old man was killed after he was stabbed. One man and a woman, aged 19 and 32, were critically injured and are still in the hospital. On the other hand, five more people were stabbed but they were less injured.