Two police officers injured in Birmingham attack

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Two officers were discharged from hospital after receiving treatment following the attack

A man has been arrested on suspicion of wounding after two police officers were injured in an attack.

The West Midlands Police officers were taken to hospital after being assaulted while attending a property in Yardley Wood Road, in the Springfield area of Birmingham at about 15:30 GMT.

The officers were later discharged from hospital.

The suspect, in his 50s, remains in custody while inquiries are ongoing.

A spokesperson for the force said: "We are offering them support after this upsetting and unacceptable incident.

"Our officers do not deserve to be assaulted as they work to keep our communities safe."

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