An air ambulance was scrambled to Tamworth after an 18-year-old was left with face and chest injuries after an assault.

One ambulance, a community first responder and a Midlands Air Ambulance – who were later stood down before landing – swooped to Caledonian, Glascote, after the teen was assaulted at around 2.30pm today (January 12).

Crews were called to Caledonian at around 2.30pm after reports of a man being assaulted.
Crews were called to Caledonian at around 2.30pm after reports of a man being assaulted.

A spokesman for the West Midlands Ambulance Service confirmed they attended the scene – with officer from Staffordshire Police – and treated a man for injuries to his face.

He said: “We were called to Caledonian, in Glascote, at 2.37pm today following reports that a man was assaulted.

“Upon arrival, crews found an 18-year-old suffering facial and chest injuries. He was taken to hospital for further treatment.”

Officers from Staffordshire Police are also appealing for information and is urging anyone with information to contact them on 101, quoting number 416 of January 12.