A TEENAGER was fatally stabbed after a confrontation in Stourbridge, it has been revealed.

Police have released further detailas after a 16-year-old who was from Bartley Green was killed following a confrontation on Coventry Street at around 7pm yesterday (July 15).

Two teenage boys and a man in his 20s who were arrested last night have been released under investigation as police continue to examine CCTV from the scene.

The victim was able to escape in a silver Toyota C-HR and was driven to Orchard Close in Rowley Regis, where an ambulance was called.

Sadly nothing could be done to save him and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

The three people in custody were arrested close by, and police recovered the car for forensic examination.

Detective Inspector Laura Harrison, from West Midlands Police's homicide unit, said: “Although we are in the early stages of our investigation, we have made significant progress.

“However I would still like to hear from anyone who has any information about the events of yesterday evening. We are trying to understand the motive for this attack and the smallest piece of information could be crucial.

“We have specialist officers with the boy’s family, who have received terrible news and are understandably distraught. Our thoughts are with them.”

Anyone who can help is urged to contact police via Live Chat on their website or by calling 101 quoting log 3668 of 15/7.

Alternatively information can be given anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.