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Biker killed in Black Country Route crash named

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Friday 22 May 2015

A biker who died in a collision on the Black Country Route last Sunday (17 May) has been named as Scott Kilford. 

The 34-year-old died after coming off the green Kawasaki bike he was riding just before 7pm at the Lunt island. 

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Search for Nic Cruwys suspect continues

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Friday 22 May 2015

Police investigating the assault on Watford fan Nic Cruwys are today (Friday) renewing their appeal to trace one of the men still yet to be identified.

Detectives investigating the attack, which left the 44-year-old father with potentially life changing injuries, believe the suspect may well be from Telford and have widened their search area to try and locate the young man.

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Man produces gun and threatens woman in Erdington road rage

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Friday 22 May 2015

Detectives are searching for a motorist who produced a handgun as he shouted abuse at a woman making her way to work in Erdington.

The shocking case of road rage happened a week ago, on Friday 15 May, as the 43-year-old made her way to work.

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Wolverhampton drug den closed by police

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Friday 22 May 2015

A Wolverhampton drugs den which blighted the lives of residents has been closed by police. 

The flat on MerridaleLane in thePark area ofthe city was officially closed on Monday (18 May) after officers secured a closure order from magistrates. 

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Missing Shropshire teenager – may be in Birmingham

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Friday 22 May 2015

West Mercia Police is searching for missing 15-year-old Tomas Gazi, who was last seen getting onto the 1.34pm train to Birmingham International from Shrewsbury on Wednesday, 13 May.

Tomas - who has a tanned complexion, 5ft 5ins tall and is of a medium build, with short dark hair - was last seen wearing a blue two toned hooded top and carrying a black rucksack. He was also wearing a red and blue baseball cap with a logo on the front.

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Footage of clubbers released after Scholars bottle attack

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Friday 22 May 2015

Footage has been released of a group of Coventry clubbers who attacked a young man with a bottle after he defended his female friend.

The trouble started inside the Scholars nightclub late on Friday 3 April, when the 19-year-old was enjoying a night out with a group of friends.

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Police close Birmingham club posing as restaurant

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Thursday 21 May 2015

A Birmingham restaurant illegally used as a nightclub has been forced by police to close its doors. 

Aston officers took the owners of Betta Taste Caribbean restaurant to Birmingham Magistrates Court last week (Thursday 14 May) where a closure order against the Brearley Street venue was secured.

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Whitmore Reans drug dealer jailed after police find drugs stash

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Thursday 21 May 2015

A Whitmore Reans drug dealer, arrested by officers out on proactive patrols to crackdown on dealing in the area, has been jailed.
 
Officers were patrolling Evans Street when they came across Curtis Knowles - aged 24 and of Leicester Street, Whitmore Reans - in a blue Ford Focus on 10 October 2014.

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Searches continue for missing Coventry teen Jaspal Gill

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Thursday 21 May 2015

Coventry Police are growing increasingly concerned for the safety of a Dutch teenager missing since the early hours of Tuesday morning (19 May). 

Jaspal Gill , who has been missing twice before, was last seen at Hall Green, Wood End, Coventry at around 12.30am and was reported missing just over an hour later.

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