Group of children chased by men with machete and knife in Stourport

A group of young children were chased by two men with a machete and knife in Wyre Forest.

Layamon Walk, in Stourport. Photo: Google
Layamon Walk, in Stourport. Photo: Google

West Mercia Police is now appealing for witnesses after the incident unfolded in Layamon Walk, in the Stourport area.

It is reported that two men chased a group of four children, aged between eight and 14 years old, with what is believed to be a machete and a knife.

It took place at around 3.30pm on Monday, February 15.

A spokesman for West Mercia Police said: "No-one was injured in the incident.

"Enquiries are on-going into the incident and police are appealing for witnesses.

"The suspects were both wearing black clothing and hats, one had a green jacket on."

Anyone with information is urged to call PC Reece Miller from West Mercia Police on 101, quoting reference number 22/11781/21. PC Miller can also be contacted by emailing

Alternatively, witnesses can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 08000 555111.

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