Three men have been arrested on suspicion of trying to defraud a pensioner out of hundreds of pounds after he answered the door to workmen at his Selly Oak home.
The 71-year-old man had an unexpected call on Tuesday afternoon (22 April) from workmen claiming that his roof needed work.
Two teenagers will appear in court tomorrow (Friday 25 April) to face accusations that they attacked a 25-year-old man in Birmingham city centre just before Christmas.
They were arrested following a public appeal by detectives in January, who released CCTV stills of people they wanted to trace in connection with the alleged assault.
Police in Coventry have released CCTV images of someone they want to trace after a man needed hospital treatment after having his ear bitten on a dancefloor at a Coventry pub.
The incident took place on Sunday 23 February at the Spon Gate pub at the Sky Dome in the city.
The new head of counter terrorism for the West Midlands is urging women to help stop young people getting involved in the Syrian conflict.
Det Chief Supt. Sue Southern, who took up her new role this week, will launch a campaign in Birmingham today (April 24) aimed at safeguarding youngsters tempted to join the fighting.
A Shirley resident who claimed that a cocktail of drugs discovered at his flat were for him and his friends has been jailed for two years and 10 months.
Oliver Riando was interviewed back in August 2013 as officers from the Shirley policing neighbourhood team responded to concerns about suspicious activity at his Stratford Road flat.