Man assaulted with a hammer in Sparkhill, Birmingham - full police statement

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Birmingham police are appealing for witnesses following a hammer attack on a man in Sparkhill

A man has been seriously injured after being attacked with a hammer in Sparkhill, Birmingham. 

West Midlands Police said the assault took place on Wednesday (February, 21) at around 2pm, on Stratford Road near College Road. The victim was taken to hospital for treatment. 

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Police are appealing for witnesses and have especially asked for anyone with dashcam footage around Stratford Road between Springfield Road and Shaftmoor Lane at the time of the attack to get in touch.

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A spokesperson for WMP said: “ We are appealing for information after a man was assaulted with a hammer in Sparkhill. It happened on Stratford Road, near to College Road, at around 2pm on Wednesday 21st February. 

“A man in his 20s was taken to hospital with serious injuries. We are asking anyone to come forward with information which may help our enquiries. 

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“We are especially keen to speak to anyone who was on Stratford Road, between Springfield Road and Shaftmoor Lane around the time of the attack, or who was driving through the area and has dash cam footage. 

"You can contact us via 101, or Live Chat on our website quoting log 2391 of 21st February 2024. Information can also be sent to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”