News Archive for October 2019
28 November update: Rezazadeh was today jailed for three years and nine months at Birmingham Crown Court.
A man who attacked five Birmingham mosques with a sledgehammer has admitted religiously aggravated criminal damage.
The family of a 63-year-old pedestrian who died following a hit-and-run collision in Wolverhampton has today paid tribute to him.
Police investigating a double stabbing at a Halloween party in the Castle Vale area of Birmingham last night (Wednesday 30 October), are appealing for information.
Officers were called to an address on Blenheim Way just after 11.30pm, where two teenage boys had been injured.
A man has today, (Wednesday 30 October) been jailed for four years after pleading guilty to the manslaughter of Damien Howl in West Bromwich.
Marcus Parchment, 42, assaulted Mr Howl who was found with serious head injuries in an alleyway off Heath Lane at around 5:15am on 5 June.
*UPDATE: Choudhary was jailed for life with a minimum term of 27 years at Birmingham Crown Court on Friday 1 November*
A man has been found guilty of the murder of 34-year-old Yasir Hussain outside a takeaway in Dudley in December last year.
Three Birmingham gang members have been jailed after attacking a rival while he was being led to a police car after being arrested.
Officers were at Skipton Road in Edgbaston to arrest the suspect when they noticed a black VW Golf parked outside a tower block.
Police are appealing for information after items belonging to a terminally ill man were stolen from New Cross Hospital in Wolverhampton.
It’s understood that a woman claiming to be the man’s daughter turned up at the hospital and collected his valuables on 26 August.
A builder who posted naked images of his then partner on swingers websites has been convicted following a two-year police investigation.
A driver who went through a red light while on her mobile phone and ploughed into another car - killing the passenger - has been jailed after West Midlands Police extradited her from France to face justice.
Police are appealing for information after a pedestrian was seriously injured following a collision in Dudley yesterday (28 October).
Officers were called after a man was struck by a car at the crossroads of Himley Road, Cinder Road and Bull Street just before 6pm.
A knifeman who stabbed another man twice in the chest has been locked up after West Midlands Police identified and arrested him within two hours of the attack.
Detectives investigating a fatal collision in Birmingham have released details of a man they are hunting for.
After extensive enquiries officers believe a man using the name Antonio Russo was driving the car which struck Rajesh Chand on the Soho Road in Handsworth on 31 August.
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Detectives are appealing for information after being called to reports of disorder and criminal damage in Brickhouse Road, Rowley Regis just before 7:30pm last night (26 October).
Damage was caused to a house and one man was attacked by a group who were armed with weapons.
Police are appealing for information after a pedestrian has died following a hit-and-run collision in Wolverhampton last night (26 October).
Officers were called to Evans Street, Whitmore Reans, just after 10pm and found a man with serious injuries.
A brave breast cancer survivor is back on the beat with West Midlands Police after winning her three-year battle against the disease.
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An armed robber who threatened a shop worker with a gun and then fled after stealing a car at knifepoint has been jailed.
Ayoub Adchiri demanded money from a staff member at Tesco in Hodge Hill while pointing what was believed to be a black handgun.
An ‘aspiring doctor’ has died following a non-stop collision in Alum Rock on Tuesday morning (22 October).
Pedestrian Yahya Adan was struck by a dark coloured saloon type vehicle on Alum Rock Road, near to the junction of Naseby Road and Anthony Road just after midnight.
A man who murdered his partner, left her body in the bath and fled the West Midlands has pleaded guilty to her murder.
Today (25 October), Michael Foran pleaded guilty to the murder of June Jones during a trial at Wolverhampton Crown Court.
A man has today (25 October) been jailed after a woman was left with life changing injuries following a collision in Great Bridge Street, West Bromwich in May this year.
A restaurant manager has described the “miraculous" moment West Midlands Police officers arrived on cue to foil a clown mask robber armed with a knife.
A Sandwell police team has designed and written a book for year seven secondary school students in the area, to help them make sensible decisions and to deter them from crime.
The book is called ‘Choices’ and explores themes of gangs, drugs, knife crime and anti-social behaviour.