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News Archive for August 2017

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Posted 10 August 2017

Detectives investigating a stabbing in Moseley have arrested a Birmingham man on suspicion of murder.

Sajad Hussain, aged 40, was stabbed in Tenby Road where he lived with his family on Sunday evening (6 August). He died a short time later in hospital.

Ghufran Khan
Posted 10 August 2017

A speeding driver who killed a woman during a hit-and-run in Birmingham has been jailed for five years - after West Midlands Police found the car he was driving chopped up in a garage unit. 

Adam Chandler
Posted 9 August 2017

Detectives investigating the death of a man whose body was found in Coventry city centre over a year ago have charged three men with murder.

James Smith
Posted 9 August 2017

A ‘dangerous’ man has been jailed for a terrifying machete ordeal at a Hall Green family home. 

Abdi Abdi
Posted 9 August 2017

Detectives investigating an attempted murder in Stechford earlier this year have released a picture of a man they would like to speak to.

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Posted 9 August 2017


More than 200 motorists were caught driving under the influence of drink or drugs as part of a West Midlands Police summer crackdown.

The month-long operation saw cops target those suspected of breaking the law and putting themselves and others at risk.

Posted 8 August 2017

West Midlands Police have arrested a man over a series of machete raids at Greggs Bakery shops across Birmingham. 

Officers moved in at an address in Sparkbrook this morning (Aug 8) where they arrested a 40-year-old man on suspicion of robbery.

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Posted 8 August 2017

Detectives investigating the fatal stabbing of a man in Kingshurst, Solihull have arrested three men on suspicion of murder.

Two men aged 20 and an 18-year-old man was arrested in East Birmingham yesterday. 

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Posted 8 August 2017

Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward, after a man was deliberately run over by a white transit style van in Holbrooks Lane on Thursday 3 August.

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Posted 8 August 2017

Five people have been arrested after officers were shot at during an operation to crack down on gun crime last night.
 
Shots were discharged at an unmarked police car in the vicinity of St Marks Crescent and Crosby Close, Ladywood just after midnight (8 August). 
 

Man charged with Stourbridge bar murder
Posted 8 August 2017

A man has been charged with murder following a fatal knife attack in Chicago’s on the Rye Market in the early hours of Sunday morning (6 August).

Appeal following a collision in Frankley
Posted 7 August 2017
Police are appealing for information following a collision on Ormond Road in Frankley yesterday afternoon (Sunday 6 August).
Solihull stab victim Callum Lees
Posted 7 August 2017

Police are appealing for information after a man suffered a fatal stab wound following a row at a flat in Solihull.

It’s understood a dispute erupted at the property in Hopwas Grove, Kingshurst, that resulted in 20-year-old local man Callum Lees (pictured) being stabbed in the neck.

Officer firing a Taser
Posted 7 August 2017

West Midlands Police will double the number of officers armed with Taser following a major security review.

There are currently 643 Taser trained officers in the West Midlands including emergency response officers and all firearms officers.

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Posted 7 August 2017

Police have launched a murder investigation after a man was stabbed in a Birmingham street.

Officers were called to Tenby Road, Moseley, at just after 10.50pm last night (Sunday 6 August) where a 40 year-old man was found injured.

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Posted 7 August 2017

The bodies of a husband and wife have been recovered from a family home in the Black Country after what’s believed to have been a murder-suicide.

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Posted 7 August 2017

Detectives investigating the fatal stabbing of a man at a Stourbridge bar have arrested three teenagers on suspicion of murder.

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Posted 6 August 2017

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.

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Posted 6 August 2017

Police are investigating a stabbing that took place in the Chicago’s bar in Stourbridge just before 1am this morning (Sunday 6 August).
 

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Posted 5 August 2017

Kerb crawlers have been hit with hefty fines as part of an on-going West Midlands Police crackdown on prostitution in Birmingham.

Suspected chop shop
Posted 4 August 2017

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.

Appeal for information after a man is left with serious injuries in Coventry
Posted 4 August 2017
Detectives are appealing for information after a man was knocked over by a white transit style van in Holbrooks Lane last night (3 August).
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Posted 3 August 2017

The Independent Police Complaints Commission is to investigate video footage showing West Midlands Police officers arresting two men in Aston − after the force voluntarily referred the matter to the police watchdog.

A Birmingham man has been jailed for six years after he was convicted of terrorism offences earlier this month
Posted 3 August 2017

A Birmingham man has been jailed

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