Police arrest teen following Solihull machete attack

West Midlands Police are continuing to investigate the serious disorder in Marston Green which left three other teenagers injured

A teenager has been arrested as police continue to investigate serious disorder in Solihull on Wednesday (August 3) which left three other teenagers injured.

It happened in the car park of Marston Green Recreation Ground, Bickenhill Road, at around 4.50pm.

Officers were dispatched to the scene after police received reports that a group of teenagers were attacking each other with machetes.

A 17-year-old boy was found with a knife wound to his chest. He has undergone surgery and remains in hospital in a stable condition. Two other teenagers, aged 17 and 18, suffered minor injuries and have since been discharged from hospital.

West Midlands Police appeal

On Friday (5 August) police arrested a 15-year-old boy on suspicion of attempted murder. He has been released on police bail while our enquiries continue.

Anyone with information is asked to message West Midlands Police on Live Chat through their website or call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 and quote log 2631 from 3 August.

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