Massive machete seized after Wolverhampton city centre row

By Alex Ross | Wolverhampton | Crime | Published:

An 18-inch machete was seized by police after a row involving up to 20 children in Wolverhampton city centre.

Police seized this knife in Wolverhampton city centre

Police received multiple calls to a fight in Queen Street, where stunned onlookers watched the disorder unfold at around 4pm today.

More than a dozen officers rushed to the scene and a 19-year-old man was arrested in nearby Garrick Street, outside the closed Faces nightclub.

The foot-and-a-half long blade was found in the teenager's bag.

WV and WS Response Team tweeted about the incident and posted a photo of the giant knife.

The tweet said: "A unit response and town centre officers respond to a report of a fight in Queen Street, Wolverhampton.

"Machete with 18 inch blade. Why?"

Police left the scene by 4.30pm.

No-one was injured.

Alex Ross

By Alex Ross
Investigations Editor - @alexross_star

Investigations Editor at the Express & Star. Everyone has a story - tell me yours.

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