Two police officers 'injured in serious incident' at shopping centre

Two police officers have been injured at a shopping centre in West Bromwich, reports say.

Bosses at the New Square complex confirmed there had been a ‘serious incident’ this morning, and arrests were made.

Footage posted on social media shows several officers detaining a suspect on the ground.

One witness told Birmingham Live: ‘It was terrible, saw one copper with what looked like a bad injury to his neck.

‘I’m glad there were arrests. I felt sorry for the little children who were scared, it was awful for them to see.’

In a statement, the shopping centre said: ‘A serious incident has taken place this morning at the shopping centre which resulted In two police officers being injured.

‘The men involved were arrested at the scene and the police officers are currently receiving medical treatment.

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‘We are now assisting West Midlands Police in their investigation and we will give further updates once we’re able.’ has contacted West Midlands Police for more information.

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