Teenager killed in Small Heath named
A 16-year-old who died after he was stabbed in Small Heath on Wednesday (20 February) has been named as Abdullah Muhammad.
Abdullah was found critically injured in Herbert Road, Small Heath, at around 8pm and, despite the best efforts of medics, was pronounced dead at the scene.
A 15-year-old boy, who was assaulted, suffered minor injuries and was treated at the scene.
This week, Deputy Chief Constable Louisa Rolfe called on communities to work with police to identify those involved in violent crime involving knives.
DCC Rolfe said: “We’ll be leaving no stone unturned to find those responsible and bring them to justice.
“You’ll see a very robust policing response that‘s sensitive to the fears and concerns of our local communities.
“Our thoughts remain with Abdullah’s family, friends and the local community in Small Heath.
“Help us to solve this very tragic crime but also work with us to protect our young people."
Anyone with information can contact us via Live Chat at west-midlands.police.uk between 8am and midnight, call 101 anytime or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. Quote log number 2202 of 20/2.