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News Archive for August 2019

WMP thank-you
Posted 20 August 2019

Detectives investigating the shocking robbery of a man at a Birmingham bus stop have identified two suspects – and thanked members of the public for a “brilliant” response to their appeal for information.

Crest
Posted 20 August 2019

A Birmingham man has been charged today (20 August) with religiously aggravated criminal damage following a series of attacks on five north Birmingham mosques earlier this year. 

Sarah Handley
Posted 20 August 2019

The family of a woman who died following a collision in Birmingham have told of their devastation at her loss.

Coventry man charged over Glock handgun find
Posted 20 August 2019

West Midlands Police has charged a man with firearms offences after a handgun, bullets and a silencer were found during a Coventry house raid.

Officers executed a warrant in Lyndale Road yesterday morning (19 August) and recovered a Glock pistol and ammunition.

Pc Gareth Phillips and Diesel
Posted 19 August 2019

The West Midlands Police traffic officer seriously injured when he was run over by a hijacked police car has thanked the public for their support – as he received a morale-boosting visit from his dog.

WMP
Posted 19 August 2019

Officers investigating a fatal collision following a police pursuit on Crocketts Road, Birmingham on Saturday (17 August), have charged a man.

WMP
Posted 19 August 2019

A woman found stabbed to death at an address in Perry Barr on Saturday (17 August) has been named as Belinda Rose.

She was found with fatal stab wounds at a house in Pendragon Road at around 1.50pm.

Photo
Posted 18 August 2019

Officers investigating a stabbing in the Small Heath area of Birmingham have named the man they’re looking for as Abdirabi Mohamud. 

The 18-year-old is wanted in connection with the attack that took place on Coventry Road on 18 February of this year.

Stock
Posted 18 August 2019

A woman has died following a collision in Birmingham last night (17 August).

A blue Ford Fiesta had failed to stop for police a short time before the collision took place.

Stock
Posted 17 August 2019

Police have launched a murder investigation after a woman was found with fatal injuries at a house in Pendragon Road, Perry Barr today (17 August). 

Officers attended the address at around 1.50pm, where a woman was found with stab injuries. Sadly, she was pronounced dead at the scene.

Stock
Posted 17 August 2019

 We’ve charged a man with firearms offences after a loaded shotgun was found following a motorbike crash in Coventry last month. 
 
A West Midlands Police dog tracked a discarded bike helmet and loaded shotgun at the scene of a motorbike crash in St James Lane on 25 July. 

WMP
Posted 16 August 2019

A Birmingham man has today (Friday 16 August) been jailed for deliberately mowing down a man with his car – and leaving him with permanent brain damage while he laughed about the incident with friends.

Stock images
Posted 16 August 2019

Detectives investigating the fatal shooting of James Teer in Erdington have today (16 August) charged a second man with his murder.

Ty Blake was arrested from his home address yesterday on suspicion of killing Mr Teer in Goosemoor Lane last Thursday (8 August). 

WMP arrests man linked to Coventry gangs
Posted 16 August 2019

A man with suspected links to gang activity in Coventry was arrested last night after officers raided an address in the Willenhall area of the city.

custody block
Posted 15 August 2019

Police have arrested a second man over the fatal shooting of James Teer in Erdington last week.

Officers detained the 19-year-old from Shard End at around 1pm this afternoon (15 August) from his home address. 

Karandeep Sandhu
Posted 15 August 2019

Potential future cops got tips and advice from a serving frontline officer in a pioneering live social media event.

Response officer PC Karandeep Sandhu and resourcing manager Chloe Herrmann fielded questions and comments from those interested in joining the force’s ranks.

image
Posted 14 August 2019

Detectives investigating the fatal shooting of James Teer in Erdington have this evening (14 August) charged a man with murder.

Sharn Miles was yesterday arrested on suspicion of killing Mr Teer in Goosemore Lane last Thursday (8 August). 

selection of guns surrendered
Posted 14 August 2019

Nearly 150 items have been handed in to West Midlands Police during a two-week firearms surrender led by the National Ballistics Intelligence Service (NABIS).

West Midlands Police arrest man over murder of James Teer
Posted 14 August 2019

West Midlands Police have arrested a teenager over the fatal shooting of James Teer in Erdington last week.

Officers detained the 19-year-old – from Alum Rock – at around 4pm yesterday (13 Aug) in Birmingham city centre.

Simon Williams
Posted 13 August 2019

A burglar is back behind bars after West Midlands Police were able to forensically link him to the crime from blood left at the scene.

Simon Williams cut his hand on glass while smashing his way into a home in Anchor Lane, Solihull, overnight on 7 June.

Pc Gareth Phillips
Posted 12 August 2019

The family of a West Midlands traffic PC who was badly injured when he was run over by a hijacked police car have said a heartfelt thank you for the messages of support that have come flooding in.

Court
Posted 12 August 2019
Three people have been charged with firearms offences after two handguns and a bag of ammunition were recovered following a vehicle stop in Birmingham on Saturday (10 August). Warrants were also executed in the city.
Birmingham Magistrates Court
Posted 11 August 2019

West Midlands Police has charged a man with trying to kill one of its police officers who was knocked down and driven over while trying to arrest a suspected car thief in Birmingham yesterday.

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