April 9, 2011 / 5:53 PM / 9 years ago

Man arrested after baby stabbed in Birmingham

LONDON (Reuters) - A 37-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a baby boy was stabbed in Birmingham, police said on Saturday.

Officers were called to a house in Birmingham’s Handsworth area on Friday night where they found the two-month-old baby with several stab wounds.

The baby was taken to hospital where his condition was described as life-threatening, West Midlands Police said.

Police arrested the man at the scene and said they were not looking for anyone else in connection with the incident.

Reporting by Tim Castle, editing by Tim Pearce

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