A man aged 24, from Bilston, has been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to steal following a ‘chop shop’ that was found in Wolverhampton last week. He is currently on police bail while helping officers with their investigation.
On Thursday (2 July) officers were on a routine patrol when they stumbled across a unit in an industrial estate on Withy Road, which is believed to have been used to house parts of stolen vehicles.
Today would have marked the hundredth birthday of a Birmingham City police officer awarded a rare medal for bravery.
In researching old records held at the West Midlands Police Museum in Sparkbrook, Birmingham, we have unearthed the exemplary record of Sergeant Geoffrey Canning, who if he had lived, would have been blowing out the candles on his hundredth birthday cake today (7 July).
A mother has made a heartfelt plea for the driver of a lorry that hit her son and drove away leaving him badly injured on a Wolverhampton street to come forward.
Mackie Miller was walking home from school on 29 April along Bushbury Road, when he was hit by a lorry travelling from Fallings Park.
She says:"I’m so grateful to his friends, they called an ambulance and also to an off duty police officer who lives nearby as he rushed out to help him.
"We wouldn’t want any other family or child to go through what we are going through, every child should be safe on their walk home from school."