Arrests as replica gun found after Wolverhampton 'machete attack'

By Jordan Reynolds | Wolverhampton | Crime | Published: | Last Updated:

Two people were arrested after reports of a machete attack in Wolverhampton.

Officers were called to Showell Road in Low Hill just after 6pm on Friday to reports of a man being attacked with a machete.

One man suffered minor hand injuries during the incident, West Midlands Police said.

A 29-year-old man and a 31-year-old woman were arrested after a replica gun was found in a car at the scene.

West Midlands Police are still investigating and have asked for anyone with information to come forward by calling 101.

A spokesman for the force said: "Police were called just after 6pm yesterday to Showell Road, Wolverhampton, to reports that a man was being attacked with a machete and a car was damaged.

"A 29-year-old man and a woman aged 31 were arrested after an imitation firearm was recovered from a car at the scene.

"One man suffered minor hand injuries, and the investigation continues.

"Anyone with information has been asked to contact police via Live Chat at, or via 101. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111."

Jordan Reynolds

By Jordan Reynolds
Reporter - @jreynolds_star

Senior reporter at the Express & Star.

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