POLICE cordons remain in place around Stourbridge town centre after two teenagers were stabbed yesterday evening.

Ambulance and police flooded the town yesterday evening after two teenage boys were stabbed.

It is believed the teens were stabbed in a lift at the Ryemarket car park at around 5.30pm.

The air ambulance was also called and was seen circling above the town.

The teenagers were found by paramedics to have suffered potentially serious injuries and were rushed to hospital for further treatment.

The Ryemarket shopping centre and the multi-storey car park remains closed this morning (March 16).

Stourbridge News: A police cordon in place at the underpass on Market Street.A police cordon in place at the underpass on Market Street.

A police cordon remains in place on Talbot Street and at the underpass leading to Market Street, while police vans are also outside Waitrose on Market Street and Talbot Street.

The stabbing has left the town shaken.

One elderly Stourbridge resident who was out shopping this morning, said: “It’s bad, I saw the helicopter last night. It’s getting worse. We’ve felt safe here but not now.

"I was just having my tea when I heard the noise. The helicopter was right above us. It’s scary.”

A spokesperson for West Midlands Ambulance Service said: “We were called at 5.30pm to reports of a stabbing in Ryemarket, Stourbridge. Three ambulances, three paramedic officers, a Critical Care Car from Midlands Air Ambulance, the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Tatenhill, and the Hazardous Area Response Team attended the scene. Upon arrival we found two teenage males.

"They were both assessed and had sustained potentially serious injuries. They received treatment from ambulance staff at the scene. They were conveyed to hospital via land ambulance for further treatment.”