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Vicious street battle leaves two injured after man is dragged from car and attacked with ‘MACHETE’

Vicious street battle between warring thugs leaves two injured after man is dragged from car and attacked with ‘MACHETE’ outside Costa Coffee

  • The victim was set upon in Smethwick in Birmingham at lunchtime today 
  • He was rushed to hospital, the extent of his supposed blade wounds unknown 
  • The thugs, who battered the windscreen of the victim’s car, have fled the scene 

A Birmingham man who was dragged from his car by a gang and reportedly attacked with a machete was this afternoon left lying in a pool of blood in the doorway of a Costa Coffee.

The victim, who was set upon on Bearwood Road, Smethwick, has been rushed to hospital with the extent of his injuries unknown.

A second man was also thought to have been wounded in the violent street fight which broke out between six blade-wielding thugs at about 1pm.

A Birmingham man who was dragged from his car (pictured) by a gang and reportedly attacked with a machete was this afternoon left lying in a pool of blood in the doorway of a Costa Coffee

The yobs – who battered the windscreen and driver’s door of the casualty’s silver Ford Fiesta – fled the scene.

Police have cordoned off the normally bustling high street but are yet to make a statement about the alleged attack.

After being hauled from his vehicle by his assailants, the man managed to shake them off and bolt into the chain cafe. 

Police received several 999 calls from the scene on Bearwood Road at 12.50pm.

A spokeswoman for West Midlands Police 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.’

The thugs - who battered the windscreen and driver's door of the casualty's silver Ford Fiesta - fled the scene

The thugs – who battered the windscreen and driver’s door of the casualty’s silver Ford Fiesta – fled the scene 

The victim who was set upon on Bearwood Road high street has been rushed to hospital with the extent of his supposed blade injuries unknown

The victim who was set upon on Bearwood Road high street has been rushed to hospital with the extent of his supposed blade injuries unknown

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