Two 12-year-old boys have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a 19-year-old man was stabbed to death in Wolverhampton.
West Midlands Police said Shawn Seesahai died after being stabbed near Laburnum Road, East Park, just before 8.30pm on Monday.
Officers have said the two boys were arrested at their home addresses on Tuesday and remain in custody.
The force said it has increased dedicated patrols in the area following the death.
DCI Dave Sanders, from the homicide team, said: “Our thoughts remain with Shawn’s family, who have been fully updated with this latest development.
“Our investigation is moving at pace and we continue to encourage anyone with information to contact us.”