A MAN remains in a serious condition in hospital after being stabbed in the heart at a Dudley pub.

The 21-year-old victim was taken to Russells Hall hospital in the early hours of Sunday (May 11) after being found on a bench on the car park of the Earl of Dudley Arms on Wellington Road.

Police sealed off the car park and launched a major investigation after being alerted to the incident at around 4.15am.

The victim suffered multiple stab wounds and underwent emergency surgery after arriving at the hospital in a critical condition.

Two men were detained on suspicion of attempted murder.

Anyone with information should contact West Midlands Police CID by calling 101.