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All roads open in Great Barr after cordon for police investigation is lifted

Police have lifted a cordon in Great Barr after an investigation around disorder involving weapons in the early hours of Saturday morning.

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A section of Aldridge Road opposite James Watt College in Great Barr was blocked off for five hours this morning after officers arrived at the scene around 8am.

A police cordon was placed around the grass island and service road which leads to St Matthew's Church and shops at the junction of Birdbrook Road.

A West Midlands Police spokesman said: "We were investigating after disorder involving weapons in Birmingham in the early hours of Saturday.

"A car is believed to have been rammed and weapons are reported to have been seen.

"One man is believed to have been assaulted, although his injuries are not believed to be serious.

"Enquiries continue and anyone with information has been asked to get in touch, quoting log 365 of 30 March."