Man seriously injured in 'targeted attack' by armed gang in Walsall

By Liam Keen | Walsall | Crime | Published:

A man has been seriously injured in a 'targeted attack' in a Walsall street.

Selborne Street, Walsall. Photo: Google StreetView

The victim, in his 20s, was attacked just before 2am on Friday in Selborne Street, in The Chuckery estate of Walsall.

The attack is believed to have been targeted, West Midlands Police say.

The man remains in hospital in a stable condition.

A West Midlands Police spokesman said: "Police were called to Selborne Street, Walsall shortly before 2am this morning after a motorist was assaulted by a group of people armed with weapons in what is believed to be a targeted attack.

"The man, in his 20s, is in hospital with serious injuries but remains in a stable condition.

"CCTV enquiries are ongoing and there in an increased police presence in the area.

"Anyone with information about the incident is urged to contact police via live chat at between 8am and midnight, quoting crime reference 20WS/200250M/19.

"Alternatively, people can call 101 anytime or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111."

Liam Keen

By Liam Keen
Sports Reporter - @LiamKeen_Star

Sports journalist at the Express & Star, primarily covering Walsall FC and grassroots sport across the Black Country and Staffordshire. Got a story? Get in touch on 01902 319456.

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