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Investigation launched into Coventry stabbing


Detectives have launched an investigation after a man was stabbed in Spon End, Coventry today (11 June).

Officers were called by the ambulance service at around 1.50am to reports of a man with serious injuries on the car park of the BP service station, The Butts.

The 35-year-old local man was taken to hospital where he remains in a critical condition. 

Police have cordoned off the BP Garage while forensic experts examine the scene and officers continue to make enquiries into the circumstances that led to the attack.

Detective Inspector Justin Spanner, from the force's CID, said: "We are investigating several significant lines of enquiry and continue to search for the suspect.

"My officers are also trawling nearby CCTV to establish any clues that will help the investigation.

"The family of the man have been informed and are being liaised with by specialist officers.

"If anyone was in the area at the time and can help the investigation then please contact me or one of my team."

Anyone with information is urged to call West Midlands Police on 101.