Two 12-year-old boys arrested in England after man stabbed to death

LONDON (Reuters) – British police said on Wednesday two 12-year-old boys had been arrested on suspicion of murder after a 19-year-old man was stabbed to death in the central English city of Wolverhampton.

Shawn Seesahai died on Monday after being stabbed on open land near a street in the south of Wolverhampton, which lies just northwest of Birmingham.

“Two 12-year-old boys were arrested last night from their home addresses on suspicion of murder and remain in police custody,” West Midlands Police said in a statement.

“We have increased dedicated patrols in the area as we understand this incident will have caused deep concern in the local community,” the statement added.

(Reporting by Sachin Ravikumar, Editing by Kylie MacLellan)