News Archive for April 2021
Photos released of baby boy abandoned in Kings Norton as search for mother continues
Detectives investigating after a baby boy was found in Kings Norton last Thursday (22 April) have released a photo of him as efforts to find his mum continue.
The baby boy was found on The Mounds, off Shannon Road in Kings Norton at around 5.40pm.
Bashir Mohamed murder: Tributes to 'strong pillar of community' as second man charged with killing
The family of a man who was stabbed to death in Ladywood have paid tribute to him as a ‘strong pillar of the community’, as detectives charged a second man with his murder.
Bashir Mohamed, 26, was found critically injured in Shyltons Croft, Ladywood, just before 4.20am on 22 April.
Appeal to trace family of man injured in Birmingham
We’re appealing for information to trace the family of a man who was hit by a car in Ladywood last Tuesday (20 April).
Paul Anthony Clough, 46, who is originally from #Burnley, was crossing Wood Street, near the junction with Monument Road just after 10pm when he was hit by a car.
100+ lethal firearms seized in offensive on crime gangs
We seized more than 100 lethal firearms last year as we continue our pursuit of criminals linked to guns and gangs.
Between April 2020 and March this year, our officers recovered a total of 126 viable firearms, including sawn-off shotguns, handguns and homemade “slam guns”.
Man arrested over fatal stabbing as murder victim named
We’ve arrested a teenager in connection with a fatal stabbing in Birmingham yesterday – as the victim is named as 26-year-old Bashir Mohamed.
Mr Mohamed was found critically injured in Shyltons Croft, Ladywood, just before 4.20am and sadly pronounced dead at the scene.
WMP response after 15-year-old boy stabbed
We are investigating a stabbing in Lightwoods Park, Bearwood, which happened just after 7pm last night (22 April).
A 15-year-old boy was stabbed in the back twice, his injuries are not life threatening or changing and he remains in hospital in a stable condition.