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21 August 2017, 16:47
Horrifying CCTV footage has emerged of the moment two teens were hospitalised following a mass street brawl involving a machete and baseball bats.
Warning: The above clip contains upsetting footage
The chilling fight took place in broad daylight on a leafy residential street in Birmingham at about 4pm on Sunday.
The graphic video shows a long blade repeatedly being thrust towards members of a group outside a house.
Officers were called to McKenzie Road in Sparkill following reports of ongoing disorder.
When they arrived they found three teens had suffered non life-threatening injuries.
Two officers gave chase to the suspects and a Taser was drawn but not used, West Midlands Police said.
Three people, all under the age of 17, were arrested on suspicion of affray, assault and possession of a weapon and remain in police custody.
A force spokeswoman said: "Three teenage boys, all aged 17, have been arrested for public order offences after disorder in MacKenzie Road, Sparkhill yesterday (Sunday August 20) involving three other men.
"A 19-year-old man sustained a slash wound to his arm from a machete and was taken to hospital."
Officers tweeted a picture of the machete recovered from the scene.
A West Midlands Ambulance spokeswoman added: "We were called by the police at 4.20pm.
"We sent two ambulances, a paramedic officer and a merit trauma doctor on scene.
"Initially there were three patients but two were taken to hospital."