A man has been arrested after a man was attacked at The Pear Tree on Smite Lane in Hindlip earlier this afternoon (Tuesday 2 April).

Police were called around 1.30pm this afternoon and officers are currently at the scene with a cordon in place. 

A man has been taken to hospital with a stab wound to his hand, it’s believed the injury was caused by a knife.

His injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm with intent and is currently in police custody. 

A knife has been recovered.

Extra officers are in the area to carry out enquiries and offer reassurance.

West Midlands Police confirmed counter-terrorism police are now involved and had taken over from West Mercia Police.

South Worcestershire local policing commander, Superintendent Gareth Morgan, said: “We understand this incident will cause the local community concern and I would like to offer my reassurance a man was quickly arrested nearby and we do not believe there is any wider risk to the public.

“Officers will remain in the area this evening, and I would encourage anyone who is concerned to speak to an officer on patrol.”