News Archive for 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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sergeant Tim McAleenan heads up a specialist family liaison unit which offers invaluable support in the aftermath of serious road accidents.
Police have launched an investigation after shots were fired at a house on Spring Road Tyseley, Birmingham at around 12.40am today (28 August).
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.
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.
A robbery suspect accused of snatching necklaces from women in Birmingham city centre is now behind bars having been remanded at court.
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).
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.
Five men have been arrested on suspicion of vehicle theft following a call from a tracker company regarding a stolen Range Rover.
Officers were alerted to the stolen vehicle at around 8:15pm on Tuesday (1 August) and traced the car to an industrial estate in Lye.
Kerb crawlers have been hit with hefty fines as part of an on-going West Midlands Police crackdown on prostitution in Birmingham.
Police are investigating a stabbing that took place in the Chicago’s bar in Stourbridge just before 1am this morning (Sunday 6 August).
Little Lilly Bradley puckers up to a police puppy on a day trip to remember as West Midlands Police helped her tick an ambition off her wish list.
Detectives investigating the fatal stabbing of a man at a Stourbridge bar have arrested three teenagers on suspicion of murder.