Man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following stabbing in Lye

A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following the stabbing of a woman in Lye today.

Police were called to Providence Street, shortly after 3.30pm this afternoon where the victim has been stabbed multiple times.

The woman, aged in her 20s, was rushed to Queen Elizabeth Hospital with a number of injuries and remains in a serious condition.

Shortly after the incident, officers arrested a man on suspicion of attempted murder. Detectives believe the two are known to each other.

The area, which is a car park situated behind a row of shops, was sealed off as forensic officers carried out investigations. Melissa Hill, who lives nearby, told the Stourbridge News:

“I’d just got out of a taxi and saw a woman on the floor, bleeding heavily. She was screaming in pain and there were many people around her.

"It looks like she has been stabbed several times."

A West Midlands Police spokesman said:

“Police were called to Providence Street in the Lye area of Dudley just after 3.30pm this afternoon to reports of a stabbing.

“A woman in her 20s was taken to hospital with multiple stab injuries, where she remains in a serious condition.

“A man has been arrested on suspicion attempted murder. At this stage we are not are looking for anyone else and believe the parties were known to each other.

“Officers are currently speaking to a number of witnesses and have cordoned off the scene to carry out forensic investigations.”

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