Residents are living in fear on one of ‘Britain’s roughest estates’ where yobs as young as 10 have been running riot and even ripping live pigeons apart.
Blakenall, in Walsall, West Midlands, has been compared to ‘war-torn Ukraine’ after the area began falling into a state of disrepair during the past two years.
Locals are constantly being plagued by violence and anti-social behaviour and say they are too scared to leave their homes – even in the daytime.
Feral youths as young as 10 have been subjecting terrified residents and shopkeepers to racial and physical attacks on a daily basis.
Blakenhall in Walsall is one of the most socially deprived areas in the West Midlands, where, according to reports, locals are afraid to venture out after dark as a result of feral gangs of youths who roam the streets
Only 19 per cent of houses in Blakenall are owner-occupied and the population density is is higher than surrounding areas
A sign welcoming people to the area has…