A 28-year-old man from Worcester has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a 63-year-old man died following an incident on Crookbarrow Road, Norton, Worcester last night.

Police were called at 11pm to a report of a man attacking another man in the street. On arrival they found the victim with a serious head injury and a stab wound to the body.

The suspect was located nearby and arrested. A knife was also seized.

The victim was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead at 12.31am this morning (Friday 17 November).

Superintendent Stacey Williamson said: “This attack happened in the middle of the street and was witnessed by a number of people.

“Police were quickly on the scene and arrested a man close by who is now in police custody. At this stage we believe the suspect and the victim were known to each other.

“Our investigations will go on throughout the day and we’d appeal for anyone with information to contact us.

“We will have extra officers in the area throughout the day to provide reassurance to the community.”

Anyone with information should call 101 and quote incident 893s of 16 November 2017. Alternatively, information can be provided anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org