Man Tasered in Birmingham Tesco disturbance
- 21 May 2013
- From the section Birmingham & Black Country
A man has been Tasered by police officers in Birmingham after reports he was threatening supermarket staff with a penknife.
West Midlands Police said they were called to Tesco in Aston Lane shortly after 1805 BST after receiving a 999 call from someone in the store.
They said a man had been "behaving aggressively" and vandalising tills.
A 50-year-old man has been arrested and taken to hospital for a cut to his hand.
No-one else was injured in the incident, police said.