A teenage boy and a man were attacked at a Birmingham shopping centre after reports of trouble at the site. The incident took place at the One Stop Shopping Centre in Perry Barr on Friday (June 17) at around 6.30 pm.
A boy aged 16 and a man aged 24 both suffered facial injuries as trouble erupted at the centre. Police said they were alerted to disorder at the site and identified some of the group, with one having dropped a bank card.
The Force Response team Tweeted on Friday and said: “E Unit Birmingham West Park Lane with a busy evening so far. We have had reports of a disorder at a shopping centre in Perry Barr. Some of the groups have been ID’d, and enquiries are ongoing. Fortunately, one of the offending groups has dropped their bank card!”
No arrests have been made, but a spokesman for West Midlands Police said: “We were called after two people were assaulted at the One Stop Shopping Centre in Walsall Road, Perry Barr, at around 6.30 pm on Friday (June 17).
“A 16-year-old boy and a man aged 24 suffered minor facial injuries. Anyone with information can contact us via Live Chat on our website and quote 20/564196/22.” Alternatively. Anyone with any information can call independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.