Age is nothing but a number – according to a retiring PCSO whose career began at 50
Not many people decide to completely change career at the age of 50 – but that’s exactly what one Sandwell PCSO did.
PCSO Kirti Patel shunned all ideas of winding down or planning for retirement and instead swapped a phone and a desk for a uniform and radio 14 years ago.
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.
Two teenagers convicted of child abduction
Two teenagers have been found guilty of child abduction after stealing a car and driving off with two children inside.
The youths, both aged 15 at the time, claimed they did not know the young boys were strapped in the back seats when they pinched the Nissan on 20 February this year.
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”.