Man seriously injured in New Year’s Day pub fight
A man was left seriously injured after a fight broke out at a Chelmsley Wood pub just an hour into 2020.
Trouble flared at the Centurion pub on Forth Drive early on New Year’s Day.
Emergency services, including a police helicopter, were sent to the scene.
The man suffered a fractured cheekbone and was taken to hospital. A local woman was arrested and later released as enquiries continue.
A #WestMidlandsPolice spokeswoman said: “Police were called to the Centurion pub in Forth Drive, Chelmsley Wood, at 1am yesterday following reports of a large disorder.
“One man was found injured on the floor and taken to hospital where it was found he’d suffered a fractured cheekbone.
“A 36-year-old local woman was arrested at the scene on suspicion of affray.
“She has since been released under investigation.”
A West Midlands Ambulance spokesman said: “We were called at 1.07am on New Year’s Day. We sent one ambulance and three paramedics officers to the scene.
“We were called to reports of disorder.
“We treated one patient, a man, for a serious injury. He was taken to hospital for further treatment.”
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