News Archive for April 2020
Love Is Stronger Than Hate: International Illustrator Turns Graffiti Story Into Cartoon
The people of Quarry Bank have rallied together to support the owners of a Chinese takeaway which was targeted with racist graffiti. The story of their amazing community spirit has now been turned into a work of art by an international illustrator.
Woman jailed for stealing doctor’s ID during Covid-19 crisis
A Coventry woman who broke into a doctor’s car and stole his belongings last week has been jailed.
Sabrina Moustakim, 32, of Hastings Road in Stoke, was captured on CCTV on Wednesday 22 April stealing a bag containing a doctor’s bank cards and his NHS ID.
Police officer removed from front-line duties following assault allegation
We are investigating one of our officers who stopped a teenager who was seen acting suspiciously.
The 15-year-old was told he would be stopped and searched under the Misuse of Drugs Act in Melbourne Avenue, Newtown, at around 5pm on 21 April.
Five arrested following machete attack at Smethwick car garage
We have arrested five people following a stabbing at a car garage in Smethwick yesterday (27 April).
We were called to Oldbury Road, shortly before 6pm yesterday, following reports a man in his 20s suffered serious slash wound injuries to his arm.