Two men taken to hospital after armed attack in Aston, Birmingham

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West Midlands Police are appealing for information following the attack

Police are appealing for information after two men sustained injuries following a disorder in Birmingham yesterday (Sunday, April 14).

More than half-a-dozen men - some armed with weapons - set upon the two men in Hampton Road, Aston, at around 5.45pm. A man, in his 30s suffered a slash wound, and a second man, in his 40s, suffered a knife wound to his hand.

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Both men were taken to hospital with injuries not believed to be life-threatening.

Officers have arrested three men in connection with the disorder - two who were arrested on suspicion of assault, and one on suspicion of affray.

The attack took place on Hampton Road in AstonThe attack took place on Hampton Road in Aston
The attack took place on Hampton Road in Aston

A statement from the force, read: “We are reviewing CCTV and carrying out other enquiries in the area to help us identify who was responsible and why.

“We have stepped up patrols and we are asking for anyone who can assist our enquiries to come forward.”