Police have arrested three teenage boys after disorder broke out involving weapons on Washwood Heath Road, at its junction with Drews Lane.
Officers were called shortly before 4pm yesterday (March 28) after West Midlands Police received reports that a group of teenagers who were fighting with weapons. They arrested three boys, one aged 15 and two aged 14, on suspicion of affray and possessing a bladed weapon and they are currently in custody.
A statement from the force, read: “We realise incidents of this nature are concerning to the community so we have extra officers in the area who will be conducting patrols and offering reassurance.
“A Section 35 dispersal order is currently in place in the Washwood Heath area following violence and anti-social behaviour and allows us to disperse groups of two or more people if we have concerns over their conduct. We are investigating the incident and are appealing for people with information to contact us via Live Chat on our website or by calling 101 quoting crime investigation number 20/291188/23.”