Three taken to hospital after Penkridge violence

By Jordan Reynolds | Penkridge | Crime | Published:

Two men suffered knife injuries and a pedestrian was hit by a stolen car after violence in Penkridge.

Cannock Road in Penkridge. Photo: Google

Police and paramedics were called to The Boat Inn on Cannock Road at about 11.45pm on Friday.

A car was stolen before officers arrived, which was then used to hit a pedestrian.

Two 23-year-old men were also taken to hospital with knife injuries, police said.

A spokesman for Staffordshire Police said: "We were called to The Boat Inn on Cannock Road, Penkridge at approximately 11.45pm on Friday 7 August to reports of a disturbance involving two groups.

"A car was then stolen before officers arrived. Two 23-year-old men were taken to hospital by colleagues at West Midlands Ambulance Service with non-life threatening knife injuries.

"A pedestrian was also taken to hospital with a broken ankle having reportedly been hit by the stolen car. The car has since been recovered and an investigation is underway.

"Anyone with any information is asked to contact Staffordshire Police quoting incident number 1042 of 7 August."

Jordan Eggington, spokeswoman for West Midlands Ambulance Service said: "We were called at 11.48pm on Friday August 7 to reports of a fight on Cannock Road in Penkridge.

"We sent three ambulances and one paramedic officer to the scene.

"We treated three patients, two men and a woman, for minor injuries and they were taken to hospital for further treatment.”

Jordan Reynolds

By Jordan Reynolds
Reporter - @jreynolds_star

Senior reporter at the Express & Star.

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