Police Taser man after two paramedics were stabbed while on house call in West Midlands
Emergency workers called to Ashmore area of Wolverhampton at 12.15pm
Paramedics sent out a crisis alert they had been stabbed in the house
Police officers were called to the scene and shot the man with a stun gun
Two paramedics have been stabbed today after a call-out to a property in the West Midlands today before police arrived and Tasered the so-called knifeman.
The crew were called to reports of concern for a man’s safety in the Ashmore part of Wolverhampton at around 12.15pm today.
Shortly after arrival, the crew used their emergency alert to say that they have been stabbed.
Neighbours said around a dozen emergency vehicles were at the scene and the suspect was Tasered with an electric stun gun by police.
Police have swamped Stephens Close in Wolverhampton this afternoon where officers Tasered a man who allegedly stabbed two paramedics
The ambulance workers were called to the house after a call about concerns about the man inside the property
A spokesman for West Midlands Police said: ‘A man has been arrested after two paramedics were stabbed at a property in Stephens Close, Wolverhampton today.’
A witness said one paramedic was wheeled away by colleagues following an incident.
A spokesman for West Midlands Ambulance Service said: ‘Two members of ambulance service staff have already been stabbed after attending a call out to check on the welfare of a man in Wolverhampton.
‘The initial call came through at around 12.15pm this lunchtime to an address in Stephens Close.
‘Shortly after arrival, the crew used their emergency alert to say that they have been stabbed.
West Midlands Police said a man accused of stabbing the emergency workers was shot with a stun gun
‘Three additional ambulances, two Midlands Air Ambulances and the West Midlands Care Team attended the scene along side three paramedic officers.
‘The two members of staff, both paramedics, have been treated at the scene by doctors and paramedics and also have been taken up to hospital for further treatment.
‘A man who was Tasered by cops at the scene in addition has been treated by ambulance staff.
‘More details will soon be released later.’