Stoke & Staffordshire

Arrests after Stoke-on-Trent men receive pellet wounds

Five men have been arrested after two people from Stoke-on-Trent received pellet wounds.

Police were called to Wise Street, in Dresden, in the city at 00:15 BST on Friday after reports of a disturbance.

Two men, aged 25 and 23, had minor pellet wounds and were taken to University Hospital of North Staffordshire before being discharged.

They had superficial injuries. Three men aged 25, 24 and 22 and two aged 21 have been arrested.

Officers have recovered two cars in connection with the incident, which will be subject to a detailed forensic examination.

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