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CCTV clues to chain snatch robbery

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Friday 19 September 2014

CCTV images of a man suspected of stealing a gold neck chain have been released by Birmingham Police.

The man is thought to have snatched the chain from a 33-year-old woman’s neck as she walked along Soho Road in Handsworth just after 3pm on Thursday 7 August. The CCTV was captured as the man left Dixie Chicken.

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Bus station re-opens after Coventry chemical leak

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Thursday 18 September 2014

Emergency services are at the scene of a chemical leak in Coventry, leading to the full closure of the city’s main bus station.

Police were alerted to a number of people being taken ill at around 2.50pm after entering the public toilets at the transport hub, on Fairfax Street.

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Eagle-eyed Neighbourhood Watch spark drug blitz across region

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Thursday 18 September 2014

Dawn raids across the region this morning (Thursday 18) led to four men being arrested as part of a crackdown on suspected drug dealers.

Police officers from Sandwell swooped on the addresses following an investigation into the supply of drugs across the borough.

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Policeman and part-time author pens children’s book for charity

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Thursday 18 September 2014

A Birmingham policeman who juggles his day-job with life as a part-time author has penned a children’s book for a local charity. 
 
PC Colin Evans has been writing as a hobby for the last 12 years but only began taking it up more seriously after taking a creative writing diploma in 2009.

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