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Man attacks security guards with hammer outside Willenhall shop

By Dayna Farrington | Willenhall | Crime | Published:

Two security guards were attacked by a man with a hammer outside a Willenhall supermarket.

The attack took place outside Tesco Express, in High Road, Willenhall. Photo: Google Maps

The attack took place outside the Tesco Express, in High Road, just before 4.45pm on Friday.

Both security guards were taken to hospital to be checked over, but were not seriously injured.

Police have now launched an investigation to trace the attacker.

A spokesman from West Midlands Police said: "An investigation has been launched after two security guards were attacked by a man wielding a hammer outside Tesco Express in High Road, Willenhall, just before 4.45pm on Friday.

"Both victims were taken to hospital for check-ups but were not seriously injured.

"The attacker made off empty handed.

"Enquiries are on-going. Any witnesses are urged to contact West Midlands Police."

Anyone with information can call officers on 101, quoting incident number WS/294268M/19, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

Dayna Farrington

By Dayna Farrington
Senior reporter based at Wolverhampton

Reporter for the Express & Star based at Wolverhampton.

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