A MAN in his 20s was taken to hospital on blue lights with potentially serious injuries after emergency services were called to reports of five men assaulting him. The West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS) said it was called to Tean Road, Cheadle on Monday, February 17 at 6.40pm. An ambulance attended the incident with a patient being assessed and treated for “multiple injuries” at the scene before being taken to hospital.
A spokesperson for WMAS told the Times and Echo: “We were called to Tean Road in Cheadle at 6.40pm on February 17 to reports of five men assaulting the patient, a man in his 20s.
“An ambulance attended the scene. The patient was assessed and treated at the scene for multiple injuries before being taken on blue lights to hospital with potentially serious injuries.”
Officers from Staffordshire Police were also in attendance after being notified by WMAS just after 7.30pm.
The force said that the man did not wish to make a formal complaint to the police and the investigation had since been closed.
A spokesperson for Staffordshire Police spoke to the Times and Echo, stating: “Officers were called by colleagues from West Midlands Ambulance Service to a report of an assault on Tean Road in Cheadle just after 7.30pm on February 17.
“A man suffered serious injuries and was taken to hospital by paramedics.”
The spokesman added: “The man did not wish to make a formal complaint to the police and the investigation has since been closed.”
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