Police appeal for help after Stourbridge assault

Police in Stourbridge are appealing for for information after two men were assaulted in the town last October. 

The men, both aged 23, were attacked at around 10:30pm on Saturday 17th October by a group of eight teenagers who had been throwing cones at oncoming traffic.

The assault happened on Hagley Road, close to The Crabmill Pub. The men sustained head injuries and fractures that left one of them needing surgery to insert metal plates and fix the damage. A spokesperson said:

"The suspects, four boys and four girls, are all approximately 18 or 19 years old. The main attacker has been described as a white man wearing dark clothing and a gold neck chain. After the attack they ran off in the direction of Pedmore Road.

"We’ve been following a number of lines of enquiry as part of our investigation and we’ve now released images that show some of the group. If you recognise them, please get in touch. We’re also appealing directly to them to contact us about what happened."

The suspects, four boys and four girls, are all approximately 18 or 19 years old.

Anyone with information should get in touch via Live Chat at west-midlands.police.uk, between 8am and midnight, or by calling 101 anytime. Alternaitvely, to remain anonymous, you can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Please quote crime reference number 20DY/258072Z/20.


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