Men bailed after machete gang seen in Kidderminster street

By Dayna Farrington | Kidderminster | News | Published:

Four men have been bailed after a group armed with machetes were seen in a Kidderminster street.

Police block off Radford Avenue, near to Harold Evers Way, in Kidderminster, due to reports of men armed with machetes

West Mercia Police officers were called to Harold Evers Way, off Radford Avenue, at around 2.40pm on Monday.

Officers had received reports that a group of men were armed with machetes in the street. The road was closed to traffic and pedestrians while they dealt with the incident.

One man was taken to hospital, but his injuries were not believed to be life-threatening.

Four men who were arrested have now been bailed, a West Mercia Police spokesman said on Thursday. West Mercia Police have not confirmed what the four men were arrested on suspicion of.

On Monday, a spokesman for the force said: "Police were called at 2.40pm after reports men were armed with machetes in Harold Evers Way, in Kidderminster.

"One man has been taken to hospital, the extent of his injuries are not yet known however they are not believed to be life-threatening.

"The road was closed for a short time to allow the incident to be dealt with."

Anyone with information about the incident can call West Mercia Police on 101.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or at

Dayna Farrington

By Dayna Farrington
Senior reporter based at Wolverhampton

Reporter for the Express & Star based at Wolverhampton.

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