Police are appealing for witnesses after a 16-year-old boy was stabbed while walking with a friend in Erdington.

The incident happened on George Road, at approxinately 10.43pm on Thursday night (November 1).

Officers are trying to trace two youths in connection with the stabbing, who are described as black, aged 16 or 17 and wearing dark clothes and hoods.

Anyone with information should contact CID at Queens Road on 0845 113 5000.