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1 killed, 7 hurt in late-night stabbings in UK's Birmingham

Britain Stabbings
Posted at 8:39 AM, Sep 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-06 12:21:00-04

LONDON -- British police are hunting a male suspect after one man was killed and seven people were injured in late-night stabbings in a busy nightlife district in Birmingham.

Police said they were searching for a lone male suspect in what appeared to be random attacks in the central English city.

West Midlands Police said officers were called to reports of a stabbing shortly after midnight.

That was soon followed by reports of other stabbings in the area.

Police say they believe the stabbings are linked.

Two of the seven injured, a man and a woman, suffered serious injuries.

Police said there is no indication the stabbings are terror-related.