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Car cruisers
Posted 1 November 2019

Scores of drivers have been sent official warnings by West Midlands Police after their cars were seen at an illegal cruising event.

Driver jumps into the back of the car
Posted 1 November 2019

This is the moment police brought a dangerous driver’s 137mph getaway to an end − before he jumped into the back seat of the car and claimed he wasn’t driving.

Officers used tactical contact to stop the Mini Cooper from driving the wrong way up an M6 slip road.

Posted 1 November 2019

Police are currently investigating a serious collision involving three cars on M6 Northbound in the early hours of this morning (Friday 1 November). 

Emergency services were called to reports of a collision on the M6 northbound between junction 5 and 6 for Spaghetti just after 4.30am.

Birmingham city centre view
Posted 31 October 2019

A man who attacked five Birmingham mosques with a sledgehammer has admitted religiously aggravated criminal damage.

Arman Rezazadeh, aged 34, smashed windows of five north Birmingham mosques in the early hours of 21 March this year, sparking widespread concern in the community.

Peter Salter
Posted 31 October 2019

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 tape and officers managing a cordon
Posted 31 October 2019

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.

Marcus Parchment
Posted 30 October 2019

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.

Nabeel Choudhary
Posted 30 October 2019

*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. 

(left to right) Roshane Daley, Samba Faal and Amadou Sarr
Posted 30 October 2019

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.

Posted 30 October 2019

A builder who posted naked images of his then partner on swingers websites has been convicted following a two-year police investigation.

Posted 30 October 2019

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.

Azra Williams
Posted 29 October 2019

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.

Posted 29 October 2019

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.

Posted 29 October 2019

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.

Antonio Russo
Posted 28 October 2019

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.

Lynda Thompson
Posted 28 October 2019

I was already a little concerned about breast cancer as it runs in my family - my aunt died of it at the age of 52 following 10 years of very invasive treatment. So when I received the call back from my first ever mammogram I sort of guessed that I had cancer. 

Police logo
Posted 27 October 2019

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 car
Posted 27 October 2019

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. 

Posted 27 October 2019

A brave breast cancer survivor is back on the beat with West Midlands Police after winning her three-year battle against the disease. 

Posted 27 October 2019

• #HumansofWMP series is a chance to find out more about the people who work for the force
• Focuses on the individual and not the job and shows the diverse range of people employed within our 10,000 strong workforce

Posted 26 October 2019

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.

Yahya Adan
Posted 26 October 2019

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. 

Michael Foran
Posted 25 October 2019

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.

Posted 25 October 2019

During October we are celebrating Black History Month by sharing the career journeys of our colleagues from within West Midlands Police.

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