News Archive for September 2017
Counter Terrorism Policing's safety campaign will teach 11-16 year olds how to react in the unlikely event they are caught in a gun or knife terror attack, including being told NOT to stop and use their phones until they are safely away from danger.
Tributes have been paid to a ’precious gift’ who was found dead following a suspected murder-suicide.
Amy Barnes, nee Shimell, was discovered at an address in Cofton Park Close, Rednall, in the early hours of Tuesday morning (26 September).
Police in Birmingham are appealing for information following an attempt car-jacking in Moseley earlier this month.
A Stoke-on-Trent man who preached extreme Islamist ideology at a mosque in the city has today (28 September) been jailed for six and a half years.
Police investigating a serious assault which took place in Aston, Birmingham last month have launched an appeal for information.
Six men have been convicted today for leading a riot inside HMP Birmingham last year that caused damage estimated at three million pounds.
A teenager has suffered life-threatening injuries following a stabbing in Small Heath.
It’s understood that the 14-year-old was outside the Mosque in Herbert Road when he was attacked in the street just after 1am this morning (Saturday 30 September).
A man has been arrested following the Small Heath stabbing during the early hours of this morning.
The 29-year-old was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder earlier this morning and is currently in custody.
A smash and grab robber who targeted a pensioner as she waited in her car at traffic lights has been jailed for five years.
A 20-year-old man has been arrested today (Thursday 28 September) on suspicion of terrorism offences.
Police investigating an abduction attempt in Coventry, have tonight charged a man with attempted kidnap.
Mounir Kambour, aged 40, from Radford, Coventry was remanded in custody to appear before Birmingham Magistrates Court tomorrow morning (Thursday 28 September).
A delivery driver has been jailed after killing a motorcyclist in Pelsall last year.
A jailed drug dealer has been ordered to pay back more than £30,000 of ‘dirty money’ – or spend even more time behind bars.
Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision in Hamstead last night (Saturday 23 September).
A man arrested in connection with the death of a Lower Gornal woman following a collision on Friday (22 September) has been bailed.
Police investigating an attempted abduction in the Radford area of Coventry yesterday afternoon, have arrested a 22-year-old man.
Officers were called to Poole Road in Radford at 4.15pm Sunday 24 September after reports a ten-year-old girl had been approached by a man driving a car.
Officers investigating a hit and run collision on the A34 Walsall Road in Great Barr have released CCTV footage in relation to the incident.
An Aston man has been jailed for two years after forcing a woman to perform a sexual act on him in a car park.
Shahinun Islam, of Aldersea Drive in Aston, was on a night out in Birmingham city centre on Saturday 25 July 2015, when he got talking to a woman.
An investigation has been launched after the bodies of a husband and wife were discovered at separate addresses in what’s believed to be a murder-suicide.
West Midlands Police is appealing for information after a man was attacked in an attempted car-jacking on Friday (22 September).
Nearby CCTV footage captures the moment the 43-year-old was set upon by two masked individuals armed with metal poles on Tilesford Close in Shirley.
Detectives investigating an abduction attempt in Coventry that saw a young girl grabbed as she pushed her bike have arrested a man on suspicion of attempted kidnap.
Police in Coventry have teamed up with seasoned students on a unique project designed to keep campus ‘freshers’ safe when enjoying the city’s nightlife.
Stephanie Slater, the Birmingham estate agent who hit the headlines in 1992 after being kidnapped in Great Barr, has died after a short battle with cancer at the age of 50.
A Birmingham man has been jailed for eight years for rape and assault.