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Warning of predicted Asian gold robbery spike as weather heats up

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Thursday 24 July 2014

Police are warning of a predicted rise in Asian gold street robberies as the weather heats up and more people head out with expensive jewellery on show.
The warmer temperatures are expected to contribute to a rise in offences, with necklaces and bangles more visible, rather than being hidden away under heavy coats and scarves.

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Gun surrender nets Ruger .44 revolver and WW2 pistols

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Thursday 24 July 2014

A firearms surrender launched by West Midlands Police has netted almost 30 guns in the first few days, including a .44 revolver, WW2 pistols and more than 1,000 rounds of ammunition.

Until August 2 anyone who surrenders a firearm at a West Midlands Police station can do so without being prosecuted for gun possession. The move coincides with new legislation that sees anyone found with a gun risking life behind bars – and that includes anyone who’s storing a weapon for someone else.

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