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News Archive for August 2017

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Posted 31 August 2017

Police investigating the murder of Mansoor Mahmood in Brierley Hill High Street last October, have this afternoon (Thursday 31 August) arrested suspect Niron Parker-Lee.

Birmingham Magistrates Court
Posted 31 August 2017

A man has appeared at court this morning (Thursday 31 August) in connection with a shooting where a 47 year-old man received serious leg injuries on Wednesday 23 August.

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Posted 31 August 2017

Police are appealing for witnesses after a serious assault left a man fighting for his life in Birmingham during the early hours of bank holiday Monday (28 August). 

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Posted 31 August 2017

Police are appealing for information to trace a dark coloured people carrier car after a taxi driver suffered fatal injuries in a collision in Edgbaston in the early hours of Tuesday 29 August.

PCSO Hannah Moseley
Posted 31 August 2017

UPDATE FROM WEST MIDLANDS FIRE SERVICE: Since this unfortunate incident, it's emerged that the young man who was arrested has learning difficulties. 

He's extremely sorry and remorseful for what happened, and our colleagues at West Midlands Police have released him with a caution. 

Arson suspect
Posted 30 August 2017

Police are appealing to trace a man caught on camera setting fire to a car in Adderley Road, Birmingham on Tuesday 4 July. 

The vehicle – a grey Audi A4, registration OU03 HGA was stolen from outside a property in Bordesley Green, Birmingham on 2 July.

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Posted 30 August 2017

Police have this afternoon (Wednesday 30 August) arrested a man wanted in connection with the murder of Callum Lees.

James Atherley, aged 21, was arrested earlier this afternoon from an address in Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

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Posted 30 August 2017


West Midlands Police stop and searches are set to become quicker and more efficient after the force launched a new ‘app’ for officers.

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Posted 30 August 2017

An arsonist who started a major fire at Digbeth wholesale market has been jailed for five years following a West Midlands Police investigation.

WMP
Posted 30 August 2017

West Midlands Police has unveiled its first ever ‘ Digital PCSO ’ as the force reaches out to pr

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Posted 29 August 2017
Police are appealing for information after a taxi driver lost his life in a collision in Edgbaston in the early hours of this morning (29 August).
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Posted 29 August 2017

 

A group of men and a woman are due in court tomorrow accused of running a car registration scam in which the rights to high-value number plates were stolen and offered for sale – some for more than £100,000.

Kamar Farooq
Posted 28 August 2017
A banned driver who tore along streets in Birmingham and Solihull at speeds reaching 115mph has been jailed for two-and-a-half years.
man arrested
Posted 28 August 2017

A man has been arrested on suspicion of firearm offences following a suspected road rage incident in Birmingham yesterday evening (27 August).

A taxi-driver was parked on Slade Road, Erdington at around 7.50pm when a driver pulled alongside him and became verbally abusive.

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Posted 28 August 2017

Police have launched an investigation after shots were fired at a house on Spring Road Tyseley, Birmingham at around 12.40am today (28 August). 
 

Sgt Tim McAleenan - star of summer
Posted 27 August 2017

Sergeant Tim McAleenan heads up a specialist family liaison unit which offers invaluable support in the aftermath of serious road accidents.

Birmingham Magistrates Court
Posted 27 August 2017

A man will appear in court accused of threatening a person with a knife in Birmingham city centre on Friday afternoon (25 August).

Officers arrested a man on Corporation Street at around 3.15pm following several 999 calls from the public.

WMP
Posted 26 August 2017

Police are appealing for information after a car and motorcycle collided in Smethwick last night. 

Emergency crews were called to the junction of Crocketts Lane and Soho Way just after 11pm on Saturday 25 August to reports of an injured motorcyclist in the road.

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Posted 26 August 2017

Police are currently investigating a serious collision on Alcester Road at the junction of Park Road in Moseley. 

Emergency crews were immediately dispatched just before 10am this morning (Saturday 26 August) after reports of a motorcyclist hitting a wall were received.

WMP
Posted 26 August 2017

A teenager is in hospital following a street stabbing in Castle Vale that saw him set upon by three men.
 

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Posted 24 August 2017

Six people have been arrested as part of the on-going crackdown to tackle gun crime in the city. 
 
The six men have been arrested on suspicion of firearms offences after suspicious activity was reported in Pine Avenue, Smethwick last night (23 August). 
 

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Posted 23 August 2017

A window cleaner who stole money from an 86-year-old customer has been jailed for more than two years − after West Midlands Police snared him on a hidden camera set up at her home.

Joshua Woodhouse was captured searching the pensioner’s bedroom in West Bromwich on 17 May this year.

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Posted 23 August 2017

Eighteen men from two Birmingham crime gangs will be served with injunctions banning them from entering large parts of the city and associating with each other.

 Wahid Husman,  Tahsib Majid,
Posted 22 August 2017

Two West Midlands Police officers have been convicted of plotting to steal and sell drugs for profit following an investigation carried out by the force’s own counter corruption unit.

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