Man assaulted and threatened with bladed object in Telford

A man was assaulted as well as being threatened with a bladed object in Telford on Thursday evening.

A man was assaulted as well as being threatened with a bladed object in Telford on Thursday evening.

The assault took place on Southwater Way in Telford. Photo: Google Street View
The assault took place on Southwater Way in Telford. Photo: Google Street View

The incident happened at around 8.45pm, as the man in his fifties was walking along a footpath from Southwater Way in the town centre towards Brunel Road in Malinslee.

Whilst walking along the path he was approached by four males who are believed to have walked from Coachwell Close onto the footpath.

The man was assaulted and punched and kicked whilst he was on his knees. It’s reported he was also threatened with a bladed object.

The victim sustained injuries to his face, knees and chest but did not require hospital treatment.

The offenders are described as four males in their late teens to early twenties. They were wearing hooded tops, baseball caps and their faces were covered with scarves or similar items.

Investigating officers would like to speak to anyone who witnessed the offence or any suspicious behaviour in the area around this time. If you have any information, please call West Mercia Police on 101 quoting incident reference 733s of 8 March 2018.




Date: 13 March 2018 | Source: ShropshireLive

More Telford News

 TV star Jim performs at pub

Television comedian Jim Tavare will perform at a Telford pub on Tuesday as..

 Legion duo in Great War remembrance event

Two members of the Oakengates and District branch of the Royal British Leg..

 Telford MP backs call to reopen Ironbridge to Birmingham rail link

Telford's MP has thrown her weight behind a campaign to reopen a railway l..

 Ironbridge trust launches £1m fundraising campaign

A £1 million fundraising campaign has been launched to ensure historic bui..

 Police issue drugs warning following two deaths in Telford

Police have issued a warning about the dangers of taking an illegal drug kn..

 The Wrekin Housing Trust strikes gold for health and safety

The Wrekin Housing Trust, based in Telford, has achieved its eighth Gold aw..
View More

More UK News

Gardeners' World pays tribute to Loughborough's 'Mr Bloom'

Gardener Harry Cook, who died on Thursday, was described as "one in a million"

UKTV: Dave and Gold among channels dropped by Virgin Media

About 4m households using the cable firm can no longer watch shows such as Taskmaster and Red Dwarf..

Politicians call for Northern Ireland abortion reform

More than 170 UK and Ireland politicians sign a letter urging the UK government to change the law

Spoiler alert: Why people love looking up spoilers

Most people avoid spoilers like the plague - but there are some who say they can’t enjoy a film or a..

Residents warned not to breach school of art cordon

People forced from their homes by the Glasgow School of Art fire are warned not to try to access the..
View More

Telford Businesses

Calendar Countdown

[[countdown here]]

Upcoming Events in Telford

04 Aug 2018

Practice starts at 4pm on Friday 3 August

Racing starts on Saturday 4 August at 12noon and Sunday 6 August at 10.30am


Free

View Details

04 Aug 2018

See above


Please check show links for ticket prices

View Details

04 Aug 2018

Saturday 4 August 2018

7:30pm


£35 - £45

View Details

06 Aug 2018

Monday 6 August 2018

7:30pm


£18 - £21

View Details
View More