Wednesday 2 December 2015
A former West Midlands Police community support officer is to appear before Birmingham Magistrates Court today (Wednesday 2 December 2015) accused of accessing indecent images of children online at home and when off-duty.
Paul Roberts, 47, and formerly a PCSO in the Henley area of Coventry, is charged with one count of possession of an indecent images of children and two counts of ’making’ indecent images of children by saving the files.
A man is fighting for his life after he was assaulted on a busy Birmingham city centre street today (Tuesday 1 December).
The fight began in MacDonald’s in Dale End, Birmingham just before midday and then spilled out onto Bull Street where he was attacked again.
A Coventry couple have today been jailed after inflicting serious injuries on a six-month-old baby boy.
James Laidlaw, 22 of Wexford Road, Woodend, was sentenced for a total of 24 years after being found guilty of grievous bodily harm with intent and child cruelty.
A would-be robber who beat up a 68-year-old man in his own home in front of his 95-year-old mother has been jailed for five years after pleading guilty to attempted robbery.
Peter Edmunds was at his house on The Broadway in Perry Barr on the night of Thursday 26 February this year when Shaquille Johnson broke in and demanded the keys to his Ford Focus.
Two speeding drivers have been jailed after racing along a Birmingham dual carriageway just before one of them ploughed into a bus stop killing a student and seriously injuring her friend.
Sales rep Sukvinder Mannan, aged 33 of Roundhills Road, Halesowen, lost control of his Mitsubishi Evolution on a bend causing it to plough into the bus stop where 21-year-old Rebecca McManus and her friend were waiting for a bus to take them to a friend’s hen night.