Three suspects have been arrested after a petrifying knife-point robbery in Handsworth, Birmingham. The victims were attacked early on Sunday morning. Officers had then rushed to the scene on Sunday morning – August 12th and quickly arrested three people.
The victims were threatened by the attackers with a knife in the street at around 7.20am.
Within minutes, police were at the scene and now have the suspects in the ‘cells’.
Chief Inspector Jack Hadley wrote on Twitter at 8am on Sunday morning: “Well we’ve had a busy start.
“Responded to a report of a knife robbery in Handsworth at 0720hrs, got there within minutes and arrested three suspects.
“The victims are now safe and the suspects are off to the cells! Great start to the day!!”
Meanwhile, in Wolverhampton city centre officers on patrol had a shock detection when a wanted offender was caught carrying a huge machete down his trousers.
Wolverhampton City Police shared the dramatic images of the terrifying 12inch weapon after they had detained it on Sunday night.
In a tweet posted around 9pm, the officers urged other offenders to ‘bin the knife’.
They wrote: “Whilst officers were on patrol in the city centre this evening they spotted a wanted man. “Look at what was down his trousers. #stopknifecrime #bintheknife.”