Emergency services descend on Telford street as man hurt resisting arrest

A man suffered injuries resisting arrest in Telford today as police were attempting to take him into custody on suspicion of assault.

A witness reported seeing the air ambulance leave
A witness reported seeing the air ambulance leave

Police and ambulances including the air ambulance attended the incident.

Officers attended a house in Lawley at about 2pm and a 26-year-old man from Glendale was arrested on suspicion of assault.

Several emergency vehicles attended

Alex Gale for West Mercia Police said: "He received medical attention for injuries received while resisting arrest and was taken to hospital by ambulance while remaining in police custody.

"The air ambulance was requested but wasn’t required."

A witness reported seeing the air ambulance leave without a patient on board.

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