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Man critical after pool cue and golf club attack outside Oldbury pub

By Megan Archer | Oldbury | Crime | Published:

A man is critically injured in hospital after being attacked outside a sports bar in the Black Country.

The attack happened outside the Red Bull Sports Bar in Oldbury. Photo: SnapperSK

The attack happened in the car park of the Red Bull Sports Bar in Whiteheath, Oldbury, on Sunday evening.

The man, aged in his 20s, is believed to have been beaten with golf clubs, pool cues and wooden poles.

A golf putter was among the evidence. Photo: SnapperSK
A broken pool cue in the car park. Photo: SnapperSK

The car park and pub in Birchfield Lane were sealed off as police forensic teams examined the area on Sunday night and remained closed on Monday morning.

So far no arrests have been made.

Officers marked up to 20 pieces of evidence with yellow forensic cones in the car park, where broken pool cues had been left discarded near a golf putter, wooden poles and a black trainer.

Police at the scene in Birchfield Lane. Photo: SnapperSK

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Police tape was across the entrance to the pub on Sunday. Photo: SnapperSK

Towels covered in blood were also left in the car park as police and paramedics were sent to the scene at around 5.50pm.

West Midlands Ambulance Service said they treated one man who was taken to hospital in Birmingham with a serious head injury.

He remained in a critical condition on Monday.

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A police photographer takes pictures of evidence. Photo: SnapperSK
The broken end of a pool cue rest. Photo: SnapperSK

Another man was discharged at the scene with minor injuries.

The Red Bull Sports Bar and Grill, formerly the Bulls Head, is on the A4034 Birchfield Lane near its junction with Throne Road, around 600 metres from Birchley Island.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact police via Live Chat at west-midlands.police.uk or by calling 101 anytime.

Quote crime reference 20SW/284067Q/19.

Megan Archer

By Megan Archer
Chief Reporter - @MeganA_Star

Chief Reporter with the Express & Star. Give me a call on 01902 319363 or email megan.archer@expressandstar.co.uk.

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