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Summer Album #31: Police Officer of the Year, Marj Levy

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Monday 31 August 2015

PC Marj Levy is hailed as Wonder Woman by locals on her Kings Norton beat – and in true superhero style she regularly springs into action at phone boxes! 

West Midlands Police Officer of the Year Marj – who has 28-years’ service under her belt – is a familiar face around the three estates of Hawkesley, Primrose and Pool Farm where she’s established strong links with the residents, schools and businesses.

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CCTV released of trio after boy is dragged from bike

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Tuesday 1 September 2015

Police in Sandwell have released CCTV images of a group of lads they want to trace after a 14-year-old boy was dragged off his pedal bike, which was then stolen.

The robbery took place on July 6 at 8.45pm in All Saints Way, West Bromwich.

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Police launch murder investigation after man's body is found in West Bromwich.

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Monday 31 August 2015

Police in Sandwell have launched a murder investigation after the body of a man was discovered an at address in West Bromwich.

Officers were called just before 11.30pm on Friday 28 August  to an address in Montgomery Walk by a concerned relative. On entering the house, the body of a 46-year-old man was discovered.

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Police name woman who died in Sandwell murder investigation

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Monday 31 August 2015

Police investigating the death of a woman at an address in Chapel Street, West Bromwich, have named her as 26-year-old Wendy Mann.

Her body was discovered at the house just before 11.30am on Friday 28 August.  A forensic post mortem has revealed she died from asphyxiation.

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Police appeal for sightings of missing Birmingham man

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Monday 31 August 2015

Police in Birmingham are searching for a man, who has been missing since Sunday 30 August.
 
Mark Baggott, aged 41, left the address he was staying at in Lodge Road Winson Green at 6.30am on Sunday morning.
 

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Man arrested after dog thrown from tower block

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Monday 31 August 2015

Police have arrested a man after a dog was thrown from a window at a tower block in Druids Heath, Birmingham at around 7.45pm on Saturday 29 August.

Our officers attended the scene in Netheravon Close and a 36-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of theft and animal cruelty, he has been bailed with strict conditions pending further investigation.

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Concerns grow for teenager missing in Coventry

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Monday 31 August 2015

Police are growing increasingly concerned for a teenager who has gone missing in Coventry.  

Charlotte Brown was last seen just before 4pm at a relatives’ address in Sewell Highway on Friday 28 August.

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YouTube Rewind: Tackling ASB – why your calls make all the difference (2014)

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Sunday 30 August 2015

The force released this video last year to encourage people to report anti-social behaviour and help us tackle the problem.

The sound of peace-shattering scrambler bikes racing up and down the street every night outside your home would be enough to drive most people to pick up the phone and call police.

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Appeal for bus passengers to come forward after Kings Heath collision

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Sunday 30 August 2015

Police are appealing for passengers to come forward after two buses collided in the Kings Heath area of Birmingham yesterday (29th August 2015).

The single decker and double decker buses were involved in the collision in Addison Road just after 11am.

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Appeal for witnesses after motorcyclist injured in Birmingham

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Sunday 30 August 2015

Police are appealing for witnesses after a motorcyclist was seriously injured in a collision on Friday morning (28 August).

Police were called to Highters Heath Road in Yardley Wood just after 6am after reports that a black Triumph motorcycle had collided with a black Vauxhall Astra.

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Summer Album #30: Identical twins Harry & Andy Clarke

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Sunday 30 August 2015

It’s often a case of ‘double trouble’ for fleeing crime suspects in Sandwell, with identical twins Harry and Andy Clarke both pounding the streets as Special Constables. 
 
The brothers, aged 34, have been volunteering as part of the West Midlands Police special constabulary for more than five years, giving several hours of their free time each month to join the fight against crime.

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Man arrested as murder investigation is launched in West Bromwich

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Saturday 29 August 2015

Detectives have arrested a man on suspicion of murder after the body of a 26-year-old woman was discovered at a house in Chapel Street in West Bromwich just before 11.30am on Friday 28 August.

A forensic post-mortem examination was carried out on Friday following which a murder investigation was launched. At this stage the woman has not been formally identified.

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Summer Album #29 - Tragedy inspires career change from computer maintenance to a life in the emergency services

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Saturday 29 August 2015

There are some moments that can define your life forever and make you reassess what is important to you. And for PCSO David Monk this was the death of his 65-year-old dad. 

Back in 1995 George Monk died of a cardiac arrest as bystanders watched on helplessly as no one knew basic life support which could have saved him. From this moment David was inspired to help others and devote his spare time to saving the lives of other people’s dads, mums and other loved ones.

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