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News Archive for November 2018

Posted 30 November 2018

When people told us they weren’t happy with Erdington High Street, we knew we had to act.

Shoplifters, anti-social behaviour and drugs were all highlighted to us, by people who wanted to see a bigger police presence.

Today marked our response to that.

WMP canal patrol
Posted 30 November 2018

A West Midlands Police officer jumped into a freezing cold canal to rescue a woman who’d leapt from a bridge – but was soon back on patrol after changing into his spare uniform!

Birmingham Mags
Posted 30 November 2018

A man has been charged with two counts of assault by causing actual bodily harm, after a man was stabbed on a bus in Hagley Road, Edgbaston on 8 November 2018.

Blue light
Posted 30 November 2018

West Midlands Police, supported by the Spanish authorities, yesterday (Thursday 29 November) apprehended a 29-year-old Coventry man in Southern Spain who is wanted in the UK for his involvement in a conspiracy to murder.

Collins and Bowley
Posted 29 November 2018

Masked robbers who threatened a security van driver with a machete before fleeing with thousands of pounds of cash have been jailed for almost 50 years - after officers thwarted their getaway.

Bullet
Posted 29 November 2018

Detectives investigating the shooting of a man in Alum Rock last night (Wednesday 28 November) are appealing for information and witnesses to come forward.

police car
Posted 29 November 2018

Police in Dudley are on the trail of a would-be burglar with a broken foot or leg. Can you help us track him down? 

stock image
Posted 29 November 2018

Detectives investigating the fatal stabbing of 16-year-old Jaydon Washington James in Coventry have this morning (Thursday 29 November) arrested a teenager on suspicion of murder.

PC Rob Cheshire collecting his police commendation
Posted 29 November 2018

A West Midlands Police officer has picked up a bravery award for an off-duty arrest that saw him tackle a violent thug who’d assaulted a granddad – and all on his way home from a 10-hour police shift!

Jaydon
Posted 28 November 2018

Police are continuing to investigate the murder of 16-year-old Jaydon Washington James after he was stabbed in Wood End last Saturday (24 November).

Police car accident
Posted 28 November 2018

Police are appealing for information following a hit-and-run collision in Cornwall Road, Smethwick.
 

Maher Ali
Posted 28 November 2018

A Birmingham man has been jailed for more than two years after police found a stolen Beretta shotgun in the back of his car.

Paul Thompson
Posted 28 November 2018

The family of a cyclist killed in a collision with a lorry have paid tribute to their beloved brother
 
Paul Thompson, aged 50, was struck by the vehicle in Culwick Street, Wolverhampton, just before 2.30pm on Monday (26 November).

WMP chase
Posted 28 November 2018

West Midlands Police has thanked a footballer for helping officers tackle a crime suspect who made the schoolboy error of trying to flee through a five-a-side centre.

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Posted 27 November 2018

A bus company has today (27 November) been fined over £2.3 million following the Coventry bus crash which killed seven-year-old passenger Rowan Fitzgerald and 76-year-old pedestrian Dora Hancox in October 2015.

Posted 27 November 2018

Two West Midlands Police officers have been praised for facing down a violent robber as he wielded a hammer and knife in a Birmingham street.

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Posted 26 November 2018

Detectives investigating the death of a pensioner in West Bromwich have this evening (Monday 26 November) charged a man with murder.

WMP
Posted 26 November 2018

Police are appealing for information after a teenager was attacked in Kingstanding on Sunday (25 November).

The 15-year-old boy was stabbed on Homerton Road just after 6.30pm and taken to hospital with serious injuries.

Holly Brown
Posted 26 November 2018

A Birmingham bin lorry driver has been jailed following a collision which left a schoolgirl with fatal injuries last year.

Willenhall
Posted 26 November 2018

Two kind-hearted local community businesses have donated specialist home security equipment to a 70-year-old woman who suffered a burglary last month.

Briefing
Posted 25 November 2018

Four men have been arrested as part of the safety and security operation for the Birmingham derby today (Sunday 25 November).
 

Jaydon James
Posted 25 November 2018

A Coventry family has been left heartbroken following the death of 16-year-old Jaydon Washington James after he was stabbed in Wood End last night (Saturday 24 November).

Walsall mags
Posted 25 November 2018

A man who died in an alleged hit-and-run in Walsall Wood yesterday (24 November) has been named as Carl Moore.

The 28-year-old was rushed to hospital following the collision on Walsall Wood High Street at around 12.30am.

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