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Man taken to hospital after Tipton disorder

By Dayna Farrington | Tipton | Crime | Published:

A man was taken to hospital with a head injury after disorder outside a block of flats in Tipton.

Emergency services at the scene in Dudley Port, in Tipton. Photo: John Kennett

Emergency services were called to the flats off Dudley Port, in Tipton, just after 6pm on Monday night.

A man in his 20s was taken to hospital, to be treated for injuries to his head.

Three teenagers were arrested in connection with the incident, but have been released without charge – after the victim refused to provide a statement to police.

Another man was taken to hospital, with less serious injuries, a spokesman from West Midlands Ambulance Service added.

Emergency services at the scene in Dudley Port, in Tipton. Photo: John Kennett

A spokesman from West Midlands Police said: "We were called to reports of a large disorder outside a block of flats on Dudley Port, Tipton at 6.10pm on Monday.

"A man in his 20s was taken to hospital to be treated for injuries to his head. He has since been discharged and has refused to provide a statement to police.

"Three teenagers aged 16, 17 and 18 years old, were arrested at the scene on suspicion of wounding and have been released with no charge."

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A West Midlands Ambulance Service added: "“We were called by police at 6:35pm on Monday night to an assault in Dudley Port, Tipton.

"We sent two ambulances and a paramedic officer to the scene.

"Upon arrival, we found two patients, both men. We treated one of them for potentially serious injuries before taking him to hospital for further treatment.

"The second patient, was treated for injuries not believed to be serious, and was also taken to hospital.”

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It comes only a month after a a man was seriously injured in a stabbing outside a block of flats in Dudley Port in March. The 25-year-old victim was found collapsed outside a block of flats in Dudley Port just after 5pm on Sunday, March 1.

Anyone with information is asked to call West Midlands Police on 101, quoting crime reference number 20SW/84450K/20.

Alternatively, 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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