Police have launched an attempted murder investigation after a man was stabbed in the head and neck in Oldbury.

The 41-year-old victim was knifed in the head, neck and arm in Kempsey Close, in what police have described as a "domestic incident."

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He remains in a critical condition after he was rushed to hospital following the stabbing at around 8.20pm last night (Sunday September 20).

Officers have arrested a 26-year-old man on suspicion of attempted murder.

A spokesman for West Midlands Police said: "We are investigating after a 41-year-old man was stabbed in Kempsey Close, Oldbury at about 8.20pm yesterday (Sunday, September 20).

"It was understood the man suffered a number of stab wounds to his head, neck and arm in a domestic incident.

"He was taken to hospital for treatment for his injuries and is currently in a critical condition.

"Shortly afterwards we arrested a 26-year-old man on suspicion of attempted murder.

"He remains in police custody this afternoon (Monday, September 21) for questioning.

"Officers recovered a knife from the scene and enquiries are continuing to establish exactly what happened."

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Anyone with information, who has not yet spoken to police, is asked to contact detectives via Live Chat at www.west-midlands.police.uk, 8am to midnight or call 101 anytime.

Alternatively to remain anonymous call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. Quote crime number 20SW/227601U/20.

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