Police seeking two ‘Little Britain’ style shoplifters have arrested a Coventry woman.
The pair were caught on CCTV in a Marks and Spencer food store at a service station on the A45 in Finham loading a rucksack with food items before leaving without paying. A woman, who feigned disability, left with a man pushing her in a wheelchair.
West Midlands Police tracked down an armed robber after the security guard he attacked likened him to Cat from Red Dwarf!
Usman Ali, from Green Lane in Small Heath, threatened the Loomis driver with a hammer outside a Wickes store last July and made off with a cash box containing around £14,000.
The following day staff at a branch of Ladbrokes just yards from Ali’s home reported a man ploughing hundreds of pounds into gaming machines…notes that the eagle-eyed employees spotted were stained with dye.
Police have released an image of a man they are urging to come forward after a family man was severely injured in a Birmingham assault.
The 32-year-old was standing on Summer Row in the early hours of 27 December when a man ran towards him from the rear and pushed him over leaving him with severe head injuries.
Detectives launched an investigation into the seemingly unprovoked attack and following extensive CCTV enquiries are now in a position to release an image of a man they would like to speak to.
A man, who popped out to buy his fiancé a Valentine’s Day present and ended up tackling a supermarket thief, has been commended for his bravery.
Wayne Edmunds, a self-employed plumber from Solihull, had nipped into the Tesco store in Knowle on February 14, 2014, when he heard a shout from a cashier, that a man had stolen money from the till.
Brothers, who used chilli powder to temporarily blind their victims, have been jailed for a string of Birmingham city centre phone robberies.
Kashif Ashraf, 34, and Khalid Ashraf, 28, both of Portland Road, Smethwick, were jailed yesterday (Thursday) at Birmingham Crown Court to six and seven years respectively after they were found guilty of four street robberies.
The robberies took place between 21 June and 6 July last year and in each occasion the pair preyed on lone women who were using their mobile phones at the time.
Two men are due to appear in court this morning (30 January) after firearms and drugs were seized during searches in Wolverhampton.
Officers from Wolverhampton Central police station detained two men after stopping a Toyota Aygo on D’uberville Road, Parkfields at around 10am yesterday (29 January).
Four men are in police custody this morning (30 January) after a gun was thrown from a car which failed to stop for officers in Dudley overnight.
Police on patrol attempted to stop a Ford Focus which was acting suspiciously on the Birmingham Road area just before 3am, but the car failed to stop and was followed towards the town.