A 51-YEAR-old man is in hospital after being stabbed in the back at his Dudley home.

The stabbing took place at Tudor House on Highgate Road, just after 10.30am on Monday (May 13).

Police say a group of men are understood to have been banging on the door and pressing the intercom of the house.

The 51-year-old, who is a resident of the house, answered the door and was then stabbed in the lower back following an altercation, according to police.

The man remains in hospital today (May 14).

Police say enquiries are continuing and anyone with information should contact police via Live Chat at www.west-midlands.police.uk or call 101 anytime, and should quote crime reference 20DY/113369V/19.