Triple stabbing horror at Birmingham nightclub just yards from spot mother confronted Sajid Javid over Britain’s knife epidemic – three men are rushed to hospital after attack inside venueThe victims were attacked at Medleys club, Northfields, Birmingham at 2.20amIt came hours after Sajid Javid was quizzed about the recent spate of killingsFiona Raychell from Kings Norton asked Home Secretary about knife problem By
James Gant For Mailonline
08:34 EDT, 9 March 2019
04:12 EDT, 10 March 2019
A triple stabbing in a nightclub happened just yards away from where Sajid Javid was challenged by a mother over knife crime yesterday. The victims were attacked at the Medleys club, Northfields, Birmingham, just hours after the Home Secretary was quizzed about the recent spate of killings across the country.Three men, thought to be in their 20s, were rushed to hospital after being stabbed at around 2.20am. A triple stabbing at Medleys nightclub, Birmingham, happened just yards away from where Sajid Javid was confronted by a mother over the country’s knife crime problem yesterdayJenny Birch from force CID said: ‘This is a shocking incident where weapons were sadly used again causing injuries to three people, we need to determine what happened and who is responsible.’Officers are addressing the rising surge in violence and knife crime. ‘We continue our extra patrols and are still utilising our extensive powers to search people without the need to suspect they are carrying weapons.’She added: ‘We are committed to tackling the rise in violence in the city and will robustly deal with those intent on causing harm within our communities.’ The victims – thought to be in their 20s – were rushed to hospital after being stabbed at around 2.20am. Their injuries are not thought to be life threatening It is not thought the victims’ injuries are life-threatening. The scene is closed while specialist forensic examinations take place. It came the morning after a 50-year-old woman confronted Mr Javid on the street after her two children were targeted by blade-wielding gangs in recent weeks.Fiona Raychell from Kings Norton revealed her 15-year-old son had been mugged at knifepoint in Highbury Park, Kings Heath, a fortnight ago by a gang of 10 thugs. Fiona Raychell from Kings Norton confronts Home Secretary Sajid Javid after her two children were targeted by blade-wielding gangs in recent weeksShe was still holding her shopping bags as she asked Mr Javid: ‘What are you doing about it, though?’ Ms Raychell pressed the Home Secretary for answers and was recorded shaking with anger.Birmingham has seen several knife attacks in recent weeks.Mohammed Sidali, was stabbed outside Joseph Chamberlain College in Balsall Heath, Birmingham, on February 13.Abdullah Muhammad was fatally stabbed near a park in the Small Heath area at around 8pm on February 20.And Hazrat Umar, 18, was stabbed to death as he walked to a gym in Birmingham on February 25.It is currently the only city to introduce emergency section 60 stop-and-search powers, which allows officers to search suspects without ‘reasonable grounds’.