Police are concerned for the welfare of a Walsall man missing for almost a week.
Jason Whitehouse, 43 from Willenhall, was last seen on 21 August and a short time later he walked out of Walsall Manor hospital whilst he was receiving treatment.
When a vicar’s laptop was stolen during a train journey he could have been forgiven for asking for divine intervention to secure its safe return...but it transpired the helping hand he needed would come in the form of a Walsall police officer.
Reverend Rupert Toovey, who is also a full time auctioneer and may be recognisable to fans of the television programme Bargain Hunt, was travelling from Sussex to Shropshire back in May when his laptop was stolen as his train stopped off at Shrewsbury.
A man has been arrested after he was discovered hiding behind an air spoiler of a lorry that had been travelling on the motorway yesterday evening (26 August).
Motorway cops were alerted by the driver who dialled 999 at around 6.30pm to report strange sounds coming from the top of his cab.
Detectives have released CCTV following an unprovoked attack on a man standing outside a Sparkbrook supermarket earlier this year.
The 24-year-old local man was waiting with his pushbike outside East & West Supermarket in Ladypool Road on 26 February just before 4.30pm when a couple pushing a pushchair walked past. The man from the couple returns seconds later and punches the man with the bike in the face seemingly for no reason.
A Dudley man will appear at court next month (September) charged with a sexual assault on a bus in Cradley Heath, earlier this year.
Carl Percival, aged 59, from Church Road, Netherton, was charged on 21 August and bailed to appear at Sandwell Magistrates Court on 17 September.
Three men will appear at Birmingham Magistrates Court today (Wednesday) charged in connection with disorder in Sparkbrook in early July.
Fazal Khan, 34, and Pierzada Khan, 32, both from Sparkbrook and security guard Asif Iqbal, 27, from Sparkhill have been charged with two counts of attempt murder and one count of conspiracy to cause grievous bodily harm with intent.
A Birmingham man has been jailed for more than seven years after car-jacking an Audi with a toddler inside − and then dropping the boy through a window on realising he was still strapped in his child seat.
Lee Southall (pictured), of no fixed address, stole the car in Francis Road, Stechford, last September having flagged it down on the pretence of asking for directions. On Friday (Aug 22) he was jailed for seven-and-a-half years.
Two West Midlands Police Spaniels are swapping Solihull for Seoul as they help protect South Korea’s buildings from the threat of troublesome termites.
While their four legged colleagues may be more accustomed to helping officers sniff out weapons, drugs, cash, stolen items or explosives, Olivia and Oxo have made the 5,500 mile journey to Asia to sniff-out the destructive insects.
Police are appealing for witnesses after a motorcyclist was killed in a collision in Birmingham at the weekend.
The 25-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash on Packington Avenue in Kitts Green just before 8pm on Sunday (24 August).