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WATCH: Video shows wooden pole fight on Wolverhampton street

Wolverhampton | Crime | Published:

A man was taken to hospital after a fight between men armed with wooden poles in Wolverhampton.

A still from a video showing men fighting in Blakenhall, Wolverhampton

Video has emerged showing men hitting each other with poles in the middle of the A459 Dudley Road in Blakenhall.

Cars were brought to stop as the brawl spilled over the road and onto the pavement next to the best-one shop near Phoenix Park.

WATCH the video here:

Wooden pole fight in Wolverhampton

The video is understood to have been filmed on Monday evening.

A West Midlands Police spokesman said: "We are investigating reports of a disorder on Dudley Road, Wolverhampton at 8.30pm on Monday.

"A man in his 40s was taken to hospital with injuries to his chest and has since been discharged.

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"CCTV is currently being reviewed and anyone with information can contact us via Live Chat on our website or by calling 101.

"Please quote crime reference number 20WV/138158R/20."

It comes nine days after a larger brawl involving similar weapons in Walsall was also caught on camera.

On that occasion four people were left seriously injured after being attacked with poles, bars and cricket bats.

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