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Armed police with machine guns and dogs raid house to arrest suspects in machete gang

Armed police arrested four suspects during a raid on a house in Kidderminster after a machete-wielding gang were spotted in the area.

Shocking footage, filmed by a resident above, shows the cops positioned across the street on Radford Avenue pointing rifles at the suspects as they ordered their arrest.  

At least 10 officers attended the incident and were armed with machine guns and deployed dogs as they apprehended the suspects during the daylight arrests. 

At least 10 armed police officers carried out a daylight raid on a house in Kidderminster

One person was treated at the scene for injuries and later taken to hospital following the incident on Radford Avenue at around 2:40pm on Monday afternoon, with police sealing off the area.  

West Mercia Police Force said: 'Police were called at 2.40pm this afternoon after reports men were armed with machetes in Harold Evers Way.

'One man has been taken to hospital, the extent of his injuries are not yet known however they are not believed to be life-threatening.

'The road was closed for a short time to allow the incident to be dealt with.'

Four suspects were arrested after a gang wielding machetes was spotted in the nearby area

Officers from West Mercia Police forced sealed off the street as the operation was carried out

A spokesman for West Midlands Ambulance Service said: 'We were called by West Mercia Police at 2:46pm on Monday to reports of an assault on Harold Evers Way in Kidderminster.

'We sent one ambulance, a paramedic officer and BASICS doctor to the scene.

'On arrival crews found one patient, a man, with injuries not believed to be serious.

'He was treated on scene before being taken to hospital for further treatment.'

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