Two elves arrested after fight in Wolverhampton

Santa may be short of some helpers over Christmas after two men in elf costumes were arrested in Wolverhampton today.

Police were called to a fight outside the Civic Hall shortly before 1am.

A man suffered cuts and bruises and police arrested two suspects in elf costumes on Princes Street.

The pair, aged 20 and 27, were being question today on suspicion of assault.

Police said the 27-year-old man had given his occupation as picker/packer