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News Archive for August 2017

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Posted 22 August 2017

Two people have today been arrested as part of a West Midlands Police investigation into the exploitation of eastern european workers for cheap labour.

Jo Parke postcard
Posted 20 August 2017

#12 - Jo Parke


Neighbourhood officer Jo Parke is dedicated to helping transform the lives of young people and assist them in forging careers.

Birmingham Magistrates Court
Posted 19 August 2017

A man has been charged with attacking a woman in a Sutton Coldfield street while armed with a knife . 

Kyran Darnton is accused of assault and possession of an offensive weapon in Birmingham Road after the woman suffered head injuries at around 6.15am on Thursday 17 August.

Neil McCormack
Posted 19 August 2017
Coventry PC Neil McCormack

PC Neil McCormack has served his country in uniform for more than 42 years having spent 17 years in the Army before joining West Midlands Police in 1992.
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Posted 18 August 2017

Officers are investigating a collision on the M6 this morning (Friday 18 August) in which a man died.

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Posted 17 August 2017

A Sandwell man who stabbed his partner of 20 years following an argument has been convicted of her murder and jailed.

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Posted 16 August 2017

Detectives have launched a murder investigation after a man found with serious head injuries in Birmingham city centre last month has died.

Phillip Leonard was found lying unconscious in Essex Street at around 1.30am on 28 July.

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Posted 15 August 2017

Tributes have been paid to a 'humble man' who was found dead in a car outside West Bromwich police station.

Harish Kumar was discovered in the front seat of the BMW in Moor Street last Thursday (10 August).

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Posted 15 August 2017

Police have launched an investigation after an elderly lady was woken up by an intruder as she slept in her bed at her Dudley home. 

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Posted 14 August 2017

A Birmingham man will appear at court this morning (Monday 14 August) in connection with the death of his elderly mother. 

Unemployed Darren Hammond, aged 41 from Ebrook Road, Sutton Coldfield will appear at Birmingham Magistrates Court charged with murder.

Alex Burberry
Posted 13 August 2017

A drug dealer has been jailed after West Midlands Police recovered cocaine and heroin hidden behind a bath panel at one of his flats - after acting on intelligence from the public.

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Posted 13 August 2017

A Birmingham man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after an elderly woman’s body was found at an address in Sutton Coldfield.

The 41-year-old was detained yesterday (Saturday 12 August) at a house in Ebrook Road around 3.30pm.

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Posted 12 August 2017

A Manchester man has been arrested for a public order offence at a Britain First demonstration in Wolverhampton today (Saturday 12 August).

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Posted 12 August 2017

A robbery suspect accused of snatching necklaces from women in Birmingham city centre is now behind bars having been remanded at court.

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Posted 12 August 2017

UPDATE Sunday 13 August: A 17-year-old has been charged with possession of a prohibited weapon. He will appear at Birmingham Youth Court tomorrow (Monday 14 August).

 

Walsall Magistrates Court
Posted 11 August 2017

Police investigating the murder of a man after a body was found in a car outside West Bromwich police station have charged a 40-year-old man with murder. 

Christopher Hughes
Posted 11 August 2017

A Coventry man has been jailed for 27 years for 13 historical sexual offences against four young girls.

PCSO recruitment
Posted 11 August 2017

Fancy stepping into uniform? Can you see yourself supporting your community?

West Midlands Police is opening its doors again, from Saturday (12 August), to recruit the next generation of Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs) to serve the region’s diverse communities.

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Posted 11 August 2017

A Birmingham man has been charged with the murder of father-of-one Sajad Hussain from Moseley. 

Haroon Rafiq, from Tenby Road, will appear before Birmingham magistrates today (Friday 11 August). 

The 23-year-old was arrested from his home address on Wednesday (9 August). 

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Posted 10 August 2017

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a body was found in a car outside a Black Country police station.

It’s understood a BMW pulled up outside West Bromwich police station in Moor Street at around 10.20am (10 Aug).

Birmingham Magistrates Court
Posted 10 August 2017

A man arrested by West Midlands Police in connection with a series of machete raids at Greggs Bakery shops across Birmingham has been charged with robbery.

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Posted 10 August 2017

West Midlands Police have today named a couple who died in an apparent murder-suicide in Oldbury on Saturday (5 August).

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