Violence erupts on streets as armed gangs brawl leaving two injured after man is attacked with ‘machete’ outside Costa Coffee


A MAN was dragged from his car and reportedly attacked with a machete outside a Costa Coffee.

The victim was left lying in a pool of blood after a vicious street brawl erupted in Smethwick, Birmingham, this afternoon.

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A silver Ford Fiesta was damaged following the huge brawl in Smethwick today[/caption]

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The brawl erupted outside a Costa shop and a witness said one man was armed with a machete[/caption]

Two men were injured following the huge fight at around 12.50pm today – the hottest day of the year so far.

Cops said six men were brandishing weapons – with one eyewitnesses claiming one of the men was armed with a machete.

A silver Ford Fiesta had its windscreen smashed following the fight.

The extent of the men’s injuries is not yet known.

Local cops have now launched an investigation and are appealing for witnesses.

A West Midlands Police spokesman said: “Police received several 999 calls reporting disorder involving around six men with weapons on Bearwood Road, Smethwick at around 12:50pm this afternoon.

“A vehicle was damaged and two people are thought to have been injured, the extent of their injuries is not known at this stage.”

Cops have now launched an investigation
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