Man left with serious head injuries after Walsall attack

By Jordan Reynolds | Walsall | Crime | Published:

A man was taken to hospital with serious head injuries after being attacked in Walsall.

Watery Lane in Walsall, where the assault took place

Police and paramedics were called to the scene in Watery Lane at around 11pm yesterday.

The man was taken to hospital and the lane was cordoned off overnight.

West Midlands Police said no arrests have been made the man's injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

The alleyway was cordoned off by Watery Lane and Rutter Street overnight

A force spokesman said: "We're investigating after a man was found with head injuries in an alleyway off Watery Lane, Caldmore, around 11pm yesterday.

"The man, aged in his 30s, was taken to hospital with serious injuries although they're not believed to be life-threatening.

"CCTV enquiries are under way to establish the circumstances and anyone with information is asked to contact us via Live Chat or call 101. Quote 20WS/140991K/20."

Jordan Eggington, spokeswoman for West Midlands Ambulance Service, said: "We were called to Milton Street by police at 11.07pm after an assault. We sent two ambulances and the West Midlands Care Team.

"We treated one patient, a man, for serious injuries before taking him on blue lights to hospital for further treatment.”

Watery Lane runs from the junction of Milton Street and Bescot Street to the junction of Victor Street and Corporation Street.

Jordan Reynolds

By Jordan Reynolds
Reporter - @jreynolds_star

Senior reporter at the Express & Star.

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