A teenager was chased down by a group of men and stabbed when he ran for cover inside a takeaway shop in a shock attack in Greater Birmingham.

The 14-year-old boy was stabbed twice after being run down by “a number of men” with the incident taking place in broad daylight at around 3pm on Saturday afternoon.

The stabbing took place on a takeaway premises on Rookery Road, Handsworth, in northwest Birmingham in the West Midlands.

Police are yet to make any arrests in connection with the crime, but say they are reviewing CCTV footage and making house calls in their search for evidence.

A teenage boy was chased by a gang of men and stabbed twice on Rookery Road, Handsworth, in northwest Birmingham on Saturday

Footage from the scene of the crime featured on BirminghamLive showed police officers crowding around the doorway of Big Saj on Rockery Road in the aftermath of the violence.

A number of unmarked police cars and an ambulance could also be seen in the video clip.

Fortunately, the injuries sustained by the teenager are not believed to be life-threatening or life-changing.

West Midlands Police announced in a statement on Sunday: "We're investigating after a boy aged 14 was stabbed on Rookery Road, Handsworth, at around 3pm yesterday (Saturday).

Police have launched an investigation in to the stabbing

"He was approached by a number of men before they chased him into a takeaway and stabbed him twice.

"His injuries are not believed to be life-changing or life-threatening.

"CCTV and house-to-house enquiries are underway.

Anyone with information has been asked to get in touch via Live Chat at west-midlands.police.uk, quoting 20BW/239621Y/20.

Alternatively, contact the force on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.