Birmingham & Black Country

Man charged over West Bromwich sword assault

A man has been charged with assaulting a police officer with a sword in the West Midlands.

Police said it related to an incident at an address on Burlington Road in West Bromwich on Friday morning.

An officer suffered a minor injury to the arm, a spokesman for West Midlands Police said.

A 34-year-old man is due to appear before magistrates in Warley on 10 April.

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