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Police
Posted
21 May 2020

We're appealing for witnesses and dashcam footage after a motorcyclist suffered serious injuries following a collision in Walsall yesterday (Wednesday 20 May).

Keelan Wilson
Posted
20 May 2020

We’ve charged a man following the tragic death of a teenager in Wolverhampton.

Keelan Wilson, aged 15, died on 29 May 2018 after he was found with stab wounds following reports of a disorder in Langley Road, Merry Hill.

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Posted
20 May 2020
We recently issued a photo of a man who was wanted on recall to prison, and thanks to your help he’s now back behind bars.
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Posted
20 May 2020

A pub has been stripped of its licence after breaching the lockdown by opening and serving alcohol to customers.

Vanessa Jardine
Posted
20 May 2020

Our next Deputy Chief Constable has been announced as Vanessa Jardine.

Convicted - James Timmons
Posted
20 May 2020

A 47-year-old man who tried to persuade a 15-year-old girl to have sex with him has been jailed after the youngster bravely reported the crime to us.

Keelan Wilson
Posted
20 May 2020

We’ve arrested a man in connection with the murder of Keelan Wilson.

The 15-year-old was discovered with stab wounds following reports of a disorder in Langley Road, Merry Hill, almost two years ago on 29 May 2018.

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Posted
20 May 2020

Will crime suspects ever learn not to play hide and seek with us?! We caught a man hiding in a loft following a burglary this morning (20 May).

Our officers and a police dog responded to a shop break-in on Cannon Hill Road, Coventry, at around 5am.

Phoenix Netts
Posted
19 May 2020

A woman whose body was discovered in the Forest of Dean last Tuesday (12 May) has been named as Phoenix Netts. 

Detectives from West Midlands Police have been working closely with colleagues at Gloucestershire Constabulary and are now leading the murder investigation.

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Posted
19 May 2020

We’ve arrested a sixth person over the shooting of a man in Coventry that left him with serious gunshot injuries to his face. 

Officers were called to Gerard Avenue, Coventry at 8.45pm on Sunday (17 May) following reports of a shooting. 

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Posted
18 May 2020

One of our officers has been dismissed from our force after he tried to engage a member of the public in a sexual relationship.

PC Dave Humpherson, aged 41, was today (Mon 18 May) dismissed without notice.

Donna Selvey
Posted
18 May 2020

A Birmingham woman has been jailed after using coronavirus as a threat against a police officer. 

Posted
18 May 2020

A suspected drug network ‘money man’ made a botched bid to distance himself from a safe-full of cash by hurling it from a first floor window…sending it crashing onto the roof of his Birmingham home extension.

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Posted
17 May 2020

Detectives are investigating after a good Samaritan was stabbed and beaten with a crowbar in Birmingham when he intervened as a group of men appeared to be attacking and abusing a woman with a dog.

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Posted
17 May 2020

Can you help us trace two men in a white van who are thought to have stalked a young woman in Small Heath two days in a row?

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Posted
16 May 2020

We’re asking for your help after a teenager was stabbed when he chased a suspected bike thief in Northfield yesterday (15 May).
 

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Posted
16 May 2020

A police officer has been suspended from duty following an incident in Birmingham on Thursday (14 May).
 
Officers responded to reports of theft at a shop in Allison Street, Digbeth, just before 1.30pm where a man, in his 30s, was arrested.
 

Biker stung by police
Posted
16 May 2020

We’ve seized more than 140 bikes in our lockdown blitz on reckless and illegal bikers − including this speeding scrambler who’s now behind bars for tearing up Birmingham streets and nearly colliding with an ambulance. 

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Posted
15 May 2020
A West Midlands Police officer who is currently suspended by the force following two allegations of excessive use of force is now being investigated over a third incident.
Brenda Collins
Posted
15 May 2020

This is Brenda Collins, she’s been jailed after breaking into the home of a vulnerable couple in Yardley.

Collins came to Birmingham on a train from London in October last year and was caught trying to steal from the home of a couple by their grandson.

Police
Posted
15 May 2020

We’re appealing for information after a woman and a teenager were threatened with a samurai sword and a machete in an attempted robbery in Birmingham in the early hours of yesterday morning (Thursday 14 May).

IT&D take delivery of 1,000 laptops
Posted
14 May 2020

Our IT team have been working around the clock to keep us policing through the pandemic – as this striking new time-lapse video reveals.

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Posted
14 May 2020

We’ve launched an investigation after a woman suffered a serious stab injury at a house in Birmingham this morning. 

Ambulance colleagues alerted us to the patient in Quarry House Close, Frankley, at 11.20am after she was found with a stomach injury.

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Posted
14 May 2020

We’re appealing for information after a woman, out with her newborn baby, was attacked in Walsall. 

The 35-year-old woman was walking along Paddock Lane, Aldridge at around 7:30pm on Monday evening (11 May).

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