Men battered with baseball bat and attacked with pepper spray in Lye

Two men have been attacked with a baseball bat and pepper spray in broad daylight in Lye.

Cemetery Road, Lye. Photo: Google
Cemetery Road, Lye. Photo: Google

A pair of attackers approached a car on Saturday afternoon and began smashing its windows with a bat, before turning their attentions to the two men sat inside.

A West Midlands Police spokesman said: "We were called to Cemetery Road, Lye at around 1.35pm yesterday (15 January) to reports of a serious assault.

"Two men were in sitting in their car when two other men approached with a baseball bat and started smashing the windows. One of the men was pepper sprayed in the face while the other man was assaulted with a baseball bat.

"A 31-year-old man was taken to hospital where his injuries are not described as life threatening or changing."

The spokesman added: "Enquiries are ongoing and anyone with information is asked to get in touch via Live Chat on our website quoting 20/136808/22."

Police cordoned off Cemetery Road for several hours on Saturday afternoon.

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