Wednesday 25 November 2015
Police are appealing for information after a man attempted to abduct a 20-year-old woman as she walked down Alum Rock Road in Ward End.
She was dropped off outside Sandal House shoe shop at approximately 7.30pm on 1 November and began to walk up the road.
The country’s most senior police officers came together last night (Monday 23 November) to honour a local man who stopped a robber in his tracks.
On Friday 28 February 2014, a woman was walking along a road in Birmingham city centre, having just checked her mobile phone and slipping it up her sleeve.
In Walsall the police and council have secured funding to help 46 businesses benefit from a crime reporting tool that will allow them to upload images of suspected shoplifters to an app that can be seen by shoppers, other businesses and the police.
The hope is that the use of ‘ Facewatch ’ will not only help to bring offenders to justice, but remove the opportunity for shoppers to have their retail therapy ruined by callous pickpockets or purse dippers.
Police are appealing for information after an attempted armed robbery at a Small Heath newsagent.
During the incident - which happened at A-Z news, Coventry Road around 11.30pm on 22 October - the suspect pointed a small semi-automatic pistol, at the 27-year-old sales assistant and demanded money from the till.
Detectives have arrested two men after a man died following an assault in Oldbury on Sunday (22 November).
Inderjit Singh Ghriwal, 49, was left with serious head injuries after an altercation at Samsons Banqueting Suite in Rood End Road just before 2am. Mr Ghriwal, from the Langley area of Oldbury, had been attending a charity event at the venue.