A TEENAGE schoolboy has died after being stabbed in a suspected gang attack outside a McDonalds.
Cops rushed to seal off Sutton Coldfield town centre after the 16-year-old was attacked outside the fast food restaurant just after 3:30pm.
BPM Media Cops sealed off Sutton Coldfield town centre after the brutal attack
Paramedics battled to save the stricken teen, but he died at the scene shortly after they arrived.
A spokesman for West Midlands Police said: "A murder investigation is underway after a 16-year-old boy has died following a stabbing in Sutton Coldfield this afternoon.
"Officers were called after the teenager was found injured in Lower Parade at around 3.30pm.
"Despite the best efforts of emergency services the boy was confirmed dead at the scene.
Caters News Agency The schoolboy sadly died at the scene despite the best efforts of local paramedics
"The area has been sealed off for investigations to be carried out."
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman added: "West Midlands Ambulance Service can confirm that it was called to reports of a stabbing in Lower Parade, Sutton Coldfield shortly at around 3.30pm this afternoon.
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