FOUR people have been arrested after the murder of a teenager in Wolverhampton on Wednesday, June 29.

Police were called by paramedics to Mount Road in Lanesfield shortly before 9 pm after a 16-year-old suffered serious stab injuries.

Tragically, the boy died at the scene and a murder investigation was started.

Four people have since been arrested on suspicion of murder.

A 16-year-old boy and a 20-year-old man remain in police custody for questioning.

A 15-year-old boy and an 18-year-old man have been released on police bail.

Police say their investigation is ongoing as they continue to analyse CCTV and examine forensic opportunities.

Chief Inspector Will O’Connor, from Wolverhampton Police, said, “My thoughts remain with the family and friends of the teenager, who ask for privacy at this extremely distressing time.

“Detectives have made a number of arrests, which is a significant update in this investigation, and we hope this provides reassurance to people.

“A crime scene remains in place on Mount Road while we continue to conduct forensic searches, meaning there will be an increase in police over the coming days.

“Neighbourhood officers will be patrolling the area and speaking to people. Please talk to them if you have any concerns.

“I would also ask anyone with information, CCTV or dash cam footage to contact us. Any information could be vital at this stage.

“You can contact us via Live Chat on our website or by calling 101. Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. Please quote reference number 3854-290622.”