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Wanted Sandwell burglar back behind bars

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Saturday 28 March 2015

A burglar wanted by Sandwell police is now back behind bars after being arrested in Telford this morning (28 March).
 
Daniel Evans, aged 23, was found at an address in the St Georges area at around 8.45am after officers received an anonymous tip-off on his whereabouts. 
 

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Appeal for information on mystery baseball bat beating

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Saturday 28 March 2015

Detectives investigating a baseball bat attack in a Sparkbrook street have issued images of the victim’s injuries in the hope it will persuade someone to speak out.

Jamil Ahmed was walking along Ladypool Road on the evening of 15 December last year when he was set upon by three masked assailants.

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Attention! Army police on parade with city centre cops

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Saturday 28 March 2015

The Boys in Blue have teamed up with the Red Caps to keep clubbers safe in Birmingham city centre!

Soldiers from the Royal Military Police - aka the Red Caps - can now be seen patrolling shoulder-to-shoulder with West Midlands Police in the nightlife hotspots of Broad Street and Hurst Street.

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NHS donor driver jailed for 44,000-litre fuel theft

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Friday 27 March 2015

An NHS blood donor carer has been jailed after West Midlands Police found he’d used the service’s ‘mobile surgeries’ as a front to steal almost £60,000 in fuel.

Terence Jones (pictured), from Kitts Green, pretended to be refuelling donor vans at three petrol stations in Sutton Coldfield but secretly filled up large drums hidden inside the vehicles. Today (March 27) he admitted fraud by abuse of position and was jailed for 32 months.

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Police seek Birmingham bingo hall robber

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Friday 27 March 2015

Police in Birmingham have released crystal clear footage of an armed robbery at a bingo hall in Kitts Green in a bid to trace the robber. 

Officers investigating are hoping someone will recognise the man’s voice and clothing and be able to give them a name for him. 

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DCI Ian Bamber - from Hong Kong to Sutton Coldfield!

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Friday 27 March 2015

West Midlands Police is embarking on a new era as it evolves to meet the financial and societal challenges of modern policing.

One officer who knows all about policing at a time of transition is new Birmingham North crime manager, Detective Chief Inspector Ian Bamber.

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Expressway crash victim named

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Friday 27 March 2015

A man who died in a head-on smash on the Aston Expressway on Monday (23 March) has been named as Andi Patrascu.

Mr Patrascu, from Preston Road, Hockley, was killed when the silver Rover MG he was driving into Birmingham at 12.30pm veered towards out-of-city traffic and collided with two cars.

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Police discover thousands of pounds worth of Class A drugs on man in Yardley

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Thursday 26 March 2015

Police in Birmingham discovered £75,000 worth of Class A drugs in a carrier bag after they arrested a man in Yardley yesterday.

Officers from the South Yardley Neighbourhood Team had gone to an address in Deakins Road, Yardley yesterday (Wednesday 25 March) around 8.30pm.

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Robber bites man during wallet theft - do you recognise him?

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Thursday 26 March 2015

CCTV footage has been released of the moment a robber pleads for loose change from a passer-by… before biting him and running off with the man’s wallet.

Cameras behind Solihull tower block Linacre House, in Heathmere Drive, Chelmsley Wood, caught the attack on Monday 16 March at around 11.30pm.

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Police arrest man in connection with Kingswinford assault

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Wednesday 25 March 2015

Police investigating a serious assault in a Kingswinford park at the weekend have arrested a man in connection with the incident. 

The 23-year-old from Dudley was arrested on suspicion of assault and has been bailed with conditions while enquiries are ongoing.

Officers continue to investigate the assault which took place around 2am on Saturday 21 March in King George VI Park, High Street.

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Man conned £9,500 out of music fans to fund £200-a-day drug habit

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Wednesday 25 March 2015

A Birmingham man who conned thousands of pounds out of concert goers in order to fund his cocaine habit has been jailed for two years.

Jay Carmen was handed the sentence after admitting numerous fraud offences where he advertised fictitious tickets on social media and auction websites, netting him £9,500 in total to pay for his £200-a-day addiction.

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