Many of the busiest roads in and out of Birmingham were rocked by unprecedented scenes of violence after at least six people were stabbed in just a 12 hour period over the weekend.

Bristol Road, Stratford Road and Great Hampton Street were all crime scenes on Saturday, August 22 as post-lockdown knife crime reaches pandemic proportions.

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Four people were stabbed during a street battle involving up to 15 people in the Jewellery Quarter shortly before 5am.

The violence began as at least four people were knifed during a vicious melee involving up to 15 people in the Jewellery Quarter shortly before 5am.