THREE men were arrested when police raided a home following reports of a stabbing in a Redditch underpass.

As part of their investigation after a man was stabbed yesterday (Monday, July 6) at around 1am by Tidbury Close - police carried out a raid on a Redditch home.

Once inside the property officers discovered a drugs operation in process and seized a knife at the scene. Three men were then arrested and are now in custody.

The victim of the attack suffered injuries that were not serious or life threatening and has been discharged from hospital.

The raid was carried out by Redditch CID detectives, who were supported by Local Policing Priority Team (LPPT) officers from North and South Worcestershire,

Detective Inspector Jim Hopkins said: “This was a true team effort with elements of proactive and reactive policing combining to detain three men arrested on suspicion of GBH and drugs offences.

"I want to reassure the public across Worcestershire that we are continuing to work hard to stem both the flow and distribution of drugs into our communities.

"More often than not, violence and other serious crimes follows these organised crime groups and their activities are hurting vulnerable and innocent people.

“Much of our work is intelligence led and we work closely with our communities to listen to their concerns and act on their information. We will continue to remain committed to tackling organised criminal activity and all other forms of crime in North Worcestershire keeping this a safe and pleasant place to live and work.”

People who are aware or think they know any criminality such as this are asked to contact their Safer Neighbourhood Team.

Responding to the arrests, inspector Lee Page said on Twitter: "These are significant arrests disrupting drugs supply in Redditch. With the help of our communities and other agencies, we're keeping the pressure on dealers across North Worcestershire."