One man arrested and another critical in hospital after serious assault in Redditch - The Redditch Standard

One man arrested and another critical in hospital after serious assault in Redditch

Redditch Editorial 2nd Feb, 2023 Updated: 3rd Feb, 2023   0

A MAN has been arrested after a serious assault in Redditch this evening.

Police responding to emergency calls arrived in Evesham Road at 6.45pm to find a 51-year-old man with ‘significant injuries’ outside the Eagle Inn pub.

Another 51-year-old man was arrested at the scene on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm. He remains in custody while officers continue their investigation into the incident.

West Midlands Ambulance Service sent two ambulances, a paramedic officer, a critical care paramedic, a second critical care paramedic from The Air Ambulance Service and a BASICS doctor to the scene.

A spokesperson said, on arrival, crews found a man in a critical condition.

The team of ambulance staff worked quickly to administer advanced life support and as soon as he was stabilised he was taken to Birmingham’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital for further emergency care.

Det Sgt Chris Dee from West Mercia Police said: “When paramedics arrived they treated the man before taking him to hospital where he is condition is understood to be extremely serious.

“I want to reassure the local community that this was an isolated incident.”

He appealed for anyone walking or driving in the area of the Eagle Inn between 6.15pm and 6.45pm to contact police with any information they have, no matter how small.

Anyone with dash cam footage should also contact DS Dee at [email protected] 

Alternatively, call 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


Receive a weekly update to your inbox by signing up to our weekly newsletter.


Now, every week, you can also listen to a roundup of Redditch Standard Local News.


Find a career you'll love with our free career finder website.


We can provide all of your printing needs at competitive rates.