West Midlands Police are investigating a possible link between two incidents in South Birmingham on Sunday evening (8th April).

Baseball bats and hammers in Rednal

Police were initially called to Toll House Road – off Lickey Road in Rednal – at 8.45pm. A member of the public reported having seen a vehicle being attacked by a group of men with baseball bats and hammers.

Stab injuries

Within minutes a second call came from ambulance colleagues who attended another South Birmingham location to find a man in his 30s who had suffered stab injuries. The man’s injuries are not thought to be life threatening and he remained in hospital this morning.

Police have said that the incidents may be connected.

‘Targeted attack’

A spokesperson for West Midlands Police said: “Enquiries are at an early stage but it’s suspected this may be a targeted attack.”

Anyone who was in the area at the time and witnessed the disorder or who has any information is asked to call West Midlands Police in confidence on 101 quoting crime number 20BW/78038F/18. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or visit www.crimestoppers-uk.org


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