Police have reassured residents that an incident in Northfield high street yesterday (Tuesday 19th May), in which a shop employee had a mobile phone stolen, was not thought to be related to any previous disorder.
A spokeswoman for West Midlands Police said: “Two men have been arrested for assault, robbery and criminal damage after reports of disorder in a Northfield barber shop yesterday. Police were called around 5.30pm after an employee was assaulted and robbed of his mobile phone.
“The incident is not believed to be related to any previous disorder in the town.”
The two local men, aged 34 and 37, remain in police custody while enquiries continue.
Anyone with any information is asked to call police on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111