West Bromwich road cordoned off after 'shots fired as group gather armed with knives'
A police investigation has been launched today in West Bromwich after reports of shots being fired and men armed with knives in a street.
Church Lane was cordoned off by police at its junction with Brett Street, near Black Lake, after officers were called at around 9.30am.
Police believe a group of men made off in a van and a car from the scene.
No injuries have been reported at this stage.
The area has been cordoned off for forensic searches and inquiries are ongoing in the area.
Anyone with information should call Force CID on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.