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News Archive for July 2019

Posted 19 July 2019
Detectives investigating a fatal stabbing in the Sparkhill area of Birmingham last week have charged a man with murder today (Friday 19 July).
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Posted 19 July 2019

Police are currently on College Road, Kingstanding, following reports of a stabbing at around 3pm today (19 July).

A boy, believed to be aged 17, has been taken to hospital after suffering serious injuries.

Ward in skull mask
Posted 19 July 2019

A Birmingham man has been jailed today (Friday 19 July) after admitting being a member of the banned extreme right wing neo-Nazi group Nation Action. 

Posted 19 July 2019

Police are appealing for information following a serious collision on Stratford Road in the Shirley area of Solihull at 11.30pm last night (Thursday 18 July).

The collision involved a black Ford Fiesta and a red Audi A3 on the roundabout at the junction with Marshall Lake Road.

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Posted 19 July 2019

Detectives investigating the death of Emmanuel Lukenga in Coventry have charged two more men with his murder.

Posted 19 July 2019

Detectives investigating a carjacking where a four-week-old baby was still inside are appealing for witnesses a year on from the incident. 

Birmingham mum, Clare O’Neill, was injured when thieves stole her Audi A3 with her baby daughter Eliza still inside.

Birmingham Mags
Posted 18 July 2019

West Midlands Police has charged three men with conspiring to kill a man who was shot dead in a drive-by shooting in Birmingham.

Victim Dante Mullings was one of three men in a car parked in St Vincent Road West, Ladywood, on 7 May when a vehicle pulled up alongside and shots fired.

Posted 18 July 2019

A child sex attacker has been jailed for 15 years after a West Midlands Police investigation exposed six months of abuse. 

Tyrone Kirnon, from Quinton, carried out a series of sex attacks against a girl until she bravely came forward to speak to officers in January last year.

Palvinder Singh Hayre
Posted 18 July 2019

A man has been jailed for life after attacking and killing his pensioner ‘friend’ following a booze fuelled violent outburst in Smethwick last year.

Palvinder Singh Hayre, aged 51, attacked 70-year-old Gurmukh Singh who had stayed at his home in White Road on 23 November.

Police car
Posted 18 July 2019

Detectives investigating a fatal stabbing in Sparkhill last week have arrested two men today (18 July).

Malik Hussain, aged 35, was found with serious injuries in Baker Street at around 11.20pm last Friday, (12 July) and was sadly confirmed dead at the scene soon afterwards. 

Makenzie Blackburn
Posted 17 July 2019

Three men have been jailed for 17 years after a sawn-off shotgun, knives and drugs were recovered following a West Midlands Police swoop. 

Posted 17 July 2019

Detectives investigating the murder of Dante Mullings have arrested four men.

Dante, aged 23, was found with fatal injuries in St Vincent Road West in Ladywood, Birmingham following reports of a shooting just after 5pm on Tuesday 7 May.

Posted 17 July 2019

Four Sandwell schools have come together at a local community centre to speak and make a stand against knife crime.

Posted 16 July 2019

West Midlands Police broke-up an illegal car cruise gathering in Birmingham on Sunday night (14 July) − and has vowed to take firm action against any street racers involved.

Posted 15 July 2019

As part of West Midlands Police’s determination to tackle violent crime, the force is taking part in a national two week firearms surrender led by the National Ballistics Intelligence Service (NABIS). 

Posted 14 July 2019

A haul of drugs and weapons has been recovered during a Birmingham city centre crackdown involving the force’s crime-fighting canines!

Posted 13 July 2019

Detectives investigating a fatal stabbing in Sparkhill have named the victim as Malik Hussain - as a plea for dash cam footage to assist the murder probe is launched. 

Posted 13 July 2019

Police are appealing for information after a man was seriously injured following a hit-and-run in Birmingham city centre this morning (Saturday 13 July).

The pedestrian was struck by a car in Heath Mill Lane, Digbeth, at around 3.20am.

Posted 13 July 2019

A murder investigation is under way after a man was fatally stabbed in Sparkhill last night (Friday 12 July).

Officers were called after a man in his 30s was discovered with serious injuries in Baker Street around 11.20pm.

Louai Ali
Posted 12 July 2019

A teenager has today (15 July) been sentenced to 19 years in jail for murdering Sidali Mohamed, after he was stabbed outside a college in Birmingham earlier this year. 

Forced Marriage conference hosted by WMP in Birmingham
Posted 11 July 2019

“It’s OK to be Muslim and gay”.

That’s the message from a man whose fiancé committed suicide after his strict Muslim family refused to accept his sexuality – and who’s now set up a charity offering support to others who are fearful of coming out to their parents. 

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Posted 10 July 2019

We’ve arrested more than 30 people in a major operation targeting knife and violent crime suspects across the West Midlands today under Project Guardian.

Warsame Mohamed jailed for killing of Zakir Nawaz
Posted 10 July 2019

A man who attacked a new dad in a fight over a minor road prang – leaving him dying in the street – has been jailed after a painstaking West Midlands Police investigation proved his role in the fatal attack.

Posted 10 July 2019

A Sandwell neighbourhood police officer has today (Wednesday 10 July) been sentenced to 14 months for corruption.

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