Man in mid-forties attacked after disturbance erupts in Birmingham Street

Victim assaulted, car windows shattered and bike purloined in the occurrence.

A man was taken to hospital and car was violently broken in an Alum Rock Street.

Police said the episode occurred after two perpetrators wearing masks forced their way into a property in Foxton Road, around 5:40 pm, on Tuesday.

The ruffians reportedly attacked a forty-six-year-old man causing injuries to his face. A group of perpetrators attended in a car and during the occurrence, the victim’s car windows were also shattered and a bike was purloined.

The perpetrators scattered and the police and the ambulance service were called.

The victim endured a bruise to his eye and also a pain in his back and chest. An investigation has been initiated and police are pleading if anyone comes forward with information.

In the meantime, a video has come up showing an ambulance parked on Foxton Road with people standing around.

A force representative said: “Police are investigating a disorder in Foxton Road, Alum Rock at around 5.40pm yesterday afternoon (29 May).”

“It is believed two offenders forced entry into a property, where they assaulted a 46-year-old man, causing injury above his eye.”

“A group of masked offenders also attended the property in a car. During the disorder, the victim’s car windows were smashed and a push bike taken.”

“When police arrived, the disorder had dispersed.”
“No arrests were made and investigations are ongoing.”

“The man has been taken to hospital where he is being treated for his injuries.”

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “We were called at 5.58pm to reports of an assault on Foxton Road. One ambulance and a paramedic officer responded. We treated a man in his 40s for chest and back pain and cuts to the face.”

“He was given pain relief and taken to hospital for further treatment.”

Anyone having information must call police on 101 mentioning the crime reference number 20BE/119341Y/18 or to remain unnamed call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

by TNBC Staff Reporter on June 5, 2018

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