Man arrested over assault of pensioner in Balsall Heath

Written by on October 26, 2018

A 43-year-old man has been arrested over the assault of a pensioner in Balsall Heath last Tuesday afternoon.

The victim, who is in his 70s, was knocked to the ground after getting off a bus in Brighton Road.

He suffered cuts to his nose and elbows.

Det Insp Jim Church from West Midlands Police CID praised the public for their response which, he said, helped officers make the arrest.

Enquiries are continuing and any witnesses or anyone with any information who has not come forward should call police on 101.

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