A “dangerous” man has been jailed for 12 years for two vicious knife attacks – including one in which he teamed up with his partner to lure a Londoner to a Birmingham park with a series of flirtatious Facebook posts.
Afahan Hussain (pictured) slashed a man across the face with a Stanley knife in Soho Road last August in an unprovoked attack just weeks after a park robbery where he threatened a man – tempted from the capital by Hussain's callous partner Haseena Aziz – with a meat cleaver.
A West Midlands Police Community Support Officer has today (Friday 1 August) been jailed for abusing his position by carrying out illegal searches on force IT systems and leaking confidential information to a convicted drug dealer.
Andrew Thompson, who served as a PCSO in Sandwell and before that as a special constable, was sent to prison for two years at Stafford Crown Court after admitting giving sensitive intelligence over a 12 month period to a woman he had a relationship with, along with her husband.
Officers are urgently appealing for the public’s help to find a man wanted in connection with a burglary in Kings Norton.
Dennis Steenson is suspected to have broken into an address in Rednal Road on 21 June and then taken bank cards. Within hours the cards were then used at a nearby cash machine.
A Wolverhampton drug dealer who was found with almost a thousand pounds worth of crack and heroin has been jailed for three-and-a-half years.
Lewis Osborne managed to swiftly secrete the 81 wraps on his person when police stopped the car he was travelling in on Belton Avenue last month.