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18 February 2019, 09:58 | Updated: 18 February 2019, 10:14
Another 16 year-old boy has been stabbed in the West Midlands in less than a week.
West Midlands Police have sent the following statement to Heart:
"Police were called to Oxford Road, Smethwick, just after 4pm yesterday (17 Feb) following reports of a stabbing.
"A 16-year-old male was found with a knife wound to his stomach and taken to hospital in a serious condition; his injury is not believed to be life threatening.
"A 40-year-old local man was arrested from a nearby address on suspicion of wounding and he remains in police custody."
This comes five days after another 16 year-old boy was stabbed near Joseph Chamberlain College in Birmingham on Wednesday. The teen died two days later after being taken off life support.
A teenager is due in court today (18th) charged over that attack.