Saturday 20 September 2014
Police have released CCTV footage after a woman attacked another woman after she had been asked to move the car she was in, which was blocking her in a road in Birmingham.
The assault took place around 1pm Wednesday 30 July outside the Shalil Food store in Wellington Road, Handsworth Wood.
A man has been charged over the theft of a sculpture from a Birmingham art gallery.
Mark Roberts, aged 41, of Mount Pleasant Court, Small Heath was charged this evening (Friday, 19 September) with stealing the piece, which was removed from Castle Fine Art Gallery on 17 August.
Police are appealing for information after a man lost his life in a Coventry collision this morning (19 September).
Officers were called to Allard Way junction with Binley Road at around 6.25am following reports of a mini-bus in collision with a cyclist.
A 54-year-old cyclist was treated for serious injuries but despite the best efforts of medical staff he unfortunately died at the scene.
Members of a high-end vehicle theft ring have been jailed for more than 17 years after a West Midlands Police investigation uncovered their car cutting den.
Akhtar Zamir, Khuram Razaq and Nakash Javaid stole four luxury Audis in the space of five days last year in Birmingham, Coventry and Solihull before mechanic accomplices Thomas Winkett and Wayne Williams stripped them down at an industrial unit.
A gang of burglars from Birmingham are behind bars after an investigation by detectives linked them to break-ins across the Great Barr area of the city between April and August last year.
The men were responsible for targeting four addresses altogether, including the home of a woman with multiple sclerosis, whose condition has since worsened as a direct result of the burglary.
If you’re going out over the weekend, make sure nobody’s looking over your shoulder when you go to pay at the bar.
That’s the advice from Birmingham Police following a number of thefts where people have had their wallets stolen and cards used, after thieves saw them enter their pin numbers when paying for drinks.
Detectives have arrested a Birmingham man on suspicion of theft after CCTV was circulated of a man attempting to conceal a sculpture in his clothing.
The CCTV footage was broadcast nationally showing the thief leaving Castle Fine Art Gallery in Birmingham with the artwork under his arm on Sunday 17 August. Staff challenged the man after he left and he returned the piece and walked off.
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.
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.
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.