Man suffers broken jaw and another stabbed in Solihull attack

A man was stabbed and the second suffered a broken jaw in an attack on Poplar Road in Soolihull town centre at around 1am on 30 November.

A friend of one of the victims said the four pals had been waiting for a taxi in Poplar Road after a night out when an altercation took place and they were viciously assaulted.

She said that one of the young men had sustained a broken jaw and was being ‘fed through a tube’ in hospital.

The second victim had been stabbed, she added.

Police have confirmed three people in their 20s were arrested on suspicion of assault and bailed following the attack.

A spokeswoman for West Midlands Police said: “Police were called to reports of disorder on Poplar Road, Solihull just after 1am on Saturday 30 November.

“Four people were injured, two were taken to hospital for treatment; one for minor injuries and the other for more serious facial injuries.

“Three people, two aged 24 and one aged 25, were arrested on suspicion of assault and have been bailed pending further enquiries.”

A spokeswoman for West Midlands Ambulance Service said: “We were called at 1.08am on 30 November to reports of an assault in Poplar Road, Solihull.

“We sent two ambulances and two Paramedic Officers to the scene. We treated two men for potentially serious injuries and both were taken to Heartlands for further assessment.

“Two other patients were treated for minor injuries and discharged at the scene.”

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