A number of people in critical condition after falling through ice at a lake in Solihull

Emergency services are attending the scene.
Emergency services are attending the scene.

Emergency services are at the scene of a serious incident in Solihull.

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West Midlands Police say a number of people are in a critical condition after being pulled from a partially frozen lake in Babbs Mill Park in the town.

Several people have been taken to hospital, according to West Midlands Police.

Emergency crews from West Midlands Fire Service and West Midlands Ambulance Service are also at the scene.

The exact nature of the incident had not yet been confirmed, police said.

Babbs Mill Park is a local nature reserve and lake.

Temperatures in the area have fallen below zero in the area, and are expected to plummet further tonight.