Detectives investigating the murder of a Coventry man found dead inside a flat have tonight (Thursday 4 June) charged a man with causing his death.
Today’s demonstration presented a challenge for the city in terms of balancing people’s right to protest, which police in the UK uphold, and the social distancing restrictions put in place to protect us all during the coronavirus health emergency.
6pm update: A 53-year-old man has this afternoon been arrested in the Erdington area this afternoon on suspicion of a racially aggravated public order offence. The victim is being spoken to by officers and the investigation continues.
Two men have been jailed for 14 years after cops discovered a Class A drugs production line at a house in Coventry.
Officers from the Regional Organised Crime Unit (ROCU) swooped on an address in Hipswell Highway in July 2018 after acting on information and intelligence.
We are appealing for information after a man was assaulted and nearly had his car stolen on Cooks Lane, Chelmsley Wood in April.
The family of a young man killed in Coventry earlier this week has paid tribute to a ‘kind, loving and gentle person’ as detectives charge a woman with his murder.
Early this morning (3 June) officers arrested a 31-year-old man from Birmingham on suspicion of rape.
The arrest was made as part of an investigation into a series of messages that appeared online this weekend (30 – 31 May).
In response to COVID-19 our staff and officers are working to keep you safe. For some this has meant a change to their role, the way they work and some personal sacrifices.
We've been granted extra time to question a murder suspect as a man found dead in a Coventry flat has been named as Anil Vegad.
We discovered 57-year-old Mr Vegad at his home in Eden Street on Monday evening (1 June).
UK police leaders have come together and published a statement about George Floyd’s death.
Since the lockdown we have seen huge support from our specials who have volunteered over 11,700 hours in the last nine weeks alone.
ACC Matt Ward has today (2 June) expressed the force’s outrage at the death of George Floyd in the US and our commitment to allowing peaceful protest here in the Midlands.
We understand that people feel strongly about what has happened and want their voices to be heard.
A burglar has been jailed after one of our officers found him hiding in the garden of the Birmingham home he had just broken into.
We’ve launched a murder investigation after a man was found dead at a flat in Coventry last night (Monday 1 June).
The 57-year-old man was found in Eden Street at around 7:30pm.
A 54-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and is currently in custody.
Detectives have launched a murder investigation after a man sadly lost his life last night in Coventry (1 June).
We were called to reports of an injured man taken to hospital at around 10:10pm. Unfortunately, despite the best efforts of medical staff he later died.
We’re appealing for information and dashcam footage after a motorcyclist died in Sheldon.
Officers were called to the junction of Cranes Park Road and Warmington Road at about 2.50pm yesterday (31 May).
More than 300 motorists were caught speeding during a police crackdown on reckless drivers on West Midlands motorways.
Officers from the Central Motorway Police Group have carried out a month-long operation to halt those who put lives at risk on our region’s major routes.
We’re investigating after a man was shot at a house in Sheldon last night (Friday).
It is believed the gunman forced his way into the property on Downsfield Road before firing at the victim, aged 28, at around 10.30pm.
We've tonight charged a man with trying to kill a woman and her seven-month-old baby in Tipton.
We were called to a property on Mansion Drive, in Tipton, just before 12.30am yesterday (Thursday) to reports of a domestic incident.
We are appealing for information following a series of nine robberies in Sutton yesterday (28 May), where teenagers were robbed of bikes and earphones, and a woman suffered nasty injuries after having her bag snatched.
A Birmingham man has pleaded guilty today (29 May) to sending threatening letters to the Prime Minister and other members of Parliament.
Detectives investigating after shots were fired in Balsall Heath have today (29 May) released CCTV as they continue to appeal for information.
A masked burglar who targeted elderly and vulnerable residents was yesterday (Thursday 28 May) jailed for six years after his DNA was found on a top he left behind at one of the break-ins.