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News Archive for June 2019

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Posted 10 June 2019


A prisoner who poured boiling water over a fellow inmate after threatening to kill him unless he got him money for tobacco has been locked up for 11 years.

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Posted 10 June 2019

A child abuser who sexually assaulted two girls has been jailed for 18 years after a West Midlands Police investigation exposed his depraved behaviour. 

Birmingham Magistrates Court
Posted 10 June 2019

West Midlands Police has charged a man over a knife attack on a staff member in a Birmingham internet cafe.

Jan Usman is accused of stabbing a man in the neck at the San Internet Café in Grove Lane, off Soho Road, on Friday morning.

Samuel Waltho jailed for indecent exposure
Posted 9 June 2019

A man has been jailed for indecently exposing himself to a young girl while she sat near a Birmingham swimming centre making daisy chains.

Samuel Waltho approached the eight-year-old on a grass verge near Wyndley Swimming Baths in Sutton Coldfield just after midday on May 1 this year.

WMP
Posted 9 June 2019

Detectives are appealing for witnesses and information following a serious sexual assault on a woman as she walked home from work in the early hours of this morning (9 June).

WMP Rev John Butcher
Posted 9 June 2019

West Midlands Police’s Multi Faith Lead Chaplain has received royal recognition in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list.
 

WMP
Posted 8 June 2019

A woman was rescued by West Midlands Police officers from a flat in Birmingham today (8 June) after she dialled 999 reporting being held captive. 

CMPG
Posted 8 June 2019

Collision investigators are appealing for witnesses following a motorway crash that left a truck driver with serious leg injuries.  

Damian Howl was found with fatal head injuries in an alleyway on Wednesday morning
Posted 8 June 2019

West Midlands Police has charged a man with murder following the discovery of a man’s body in West Bromwich earlier this week.

Marcus Parchment is accused of assaulting Damien Howl and leaving him with fatal head injuries in an alleyway behind his home in Heath Lane.

Vasiele Stoian and Englezo Tanase kidnap and robbery
Posted 8 June 2019

Two cousins who kidnapped and robbed drinkers in Coventry by posing as taxi drivers have been jailed after West Midlands Police linked them to a series of weekend attacks.

suspects
Posted 7 June 2019

West Midlands Police has launched an appeal for information following a break-in on Lionel Street, Birmingham. 

The break-in happened between 9pm on 6 April and 1am the following morning. It was reported later that day and an investigation was immediately launched.

Heroes for Heroes - Ch Supt Mike O'Hara with cadet leader Asim Janjua
Posted 7 June 2019

Our ‘hero’ cadet leaders were surprised this week when our senior officers dropped in to deliver a chocolately thank-you as part of Volunteers’ Week.

Youth Street Watch
Posted 6 June 2019

This week we are celebrating our volunteers as part of National Volunteers Week. We caught up with a group of volunteers in West Bromwich who are part of the new Youth Street Watch scheme.

Alex Murray
Posted 6 June 2019

One of West Midlands Police’s most senior officers has made an arrest on his final day with the force – 22 years after collaring a crook on his first day in uniform!

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Posted 6 June 2019

Detectives have launched a murder investigation after a man found with serious head injuries in West Bromwich has died.

The 42-year-old was rushed to hospital in a critical condition after being discovered in an alleyway off Heath Lane, Hill Top, around 5.15am yesterday (5 June).

Wolverhampton Cadets
Posted 5 June 2019

More than 18 months have passed since cadets returned to West Midlands Police, with all areas of the force now home to a WMP Cadets unit.

Oliver the rescue pig
Posted 5 June 2019

Local police saved a piglet’s bacon after rescuing him from a busy Coventry road yesterday morning (4 June).

Cars were swerving to miss the plucky piglet in the Canley area prompting calls to the police.

#HumansofWMP: Namera Shqfiq, detective constable
Posted 4 June 2019

Namera Shafiq"When I told my family I was applying to be a police officer it came as a shock to say the least, concerns for my safety were r

Katrina Howard forensic services volunteer
Posted 4 June 2019

From the age of 11 Katrina Harrold’s dream was to have a career in forensics and thanks to volunteering that dream has now become a reality.

For the past year she has been working as a volunteer in the fascinating world of West Midlands Police forensic services department. 

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Posted 4 June 2019

A robber who posed as a woman during a cashpoint robbery has been put behind bars - after West Midlands Police linked him to the crime from his wig. 

Christopher Taylor was dressed as a brunette as he threatened his victim with a machete in the early hours of 8 November last year.

Charlotte Highsmith, Citizens in Policing
Posted 3 June 2019

Charlotte Highsmith, aged 21, Citizens in Policing Assistant, student, honorary brummie

David Debney
Posted 3 June 2019

WARNING: IMAGE OF SEVERE FACIAL INJURIES BELOW

A Birmingham man has been jailed for 12 years for an unprovoked attack on a serious dementia sufferer who died six months later.

Adrian Henefer
Posted 2 June 2019

A maintenance worker who helped apprehend two suspects following a horrific collision which killed two young Coventry brothers in February last year is to receive a silver medal at the Police Public Bravery Awards in London later this year. 

Davey
Posted 2 June 2019

To mark National Special's Weekend, Special Constable Tom Davey shares his story of why he joined West Midlands Police and what life is like as a special.

“My name is Special Constable Tom Davey and I have been a volunteer police officer in West Midlands Police since 2010.

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