News Archive for August 2017
Police investigating the murder of Mansoor Mahmood in Brierley Hill High Street last October, have this afternoon (Thursday 31 August) arrested suspect Niron Parker-Lee.
A man has appeared at court this morning (Thursday 31 August) in connection with a shooting where a 47 year-old man received serious leg injuries on Wednesday 23 August.
Police are appealing for witnesses after a serious assault left a man fighting for his life in Birmingham during the early hours of bank holiday Monday (28 August).
Police are appealing for information to trace a dark coloured people carrier car after a taxi driver suffered fatal injuries in a collision in Edgbaston in the early hours of Tuesday 29 August.
UPDATE FROM WEST MIDLANDS FIRE SERVICE: Since this unfortunate incident, it's emerged that the young man who was arrested has learning difficulties.
He's extremely sorry and remorseful for what happened, and our colleagues at West Midlands Police have released him with a caution.
Police are appealing to trace a man caught on camera setting fire to a car in Adderley Road, Birmingham on Tuesday 4 July.
The vehicle – a grey Audi A4, registration OU03 HGA was stolen from outside a property in Bordesley Green, Birmingham on 2 July.
Police have this afternoon (Wednesday 30 August) arrested a man wanted in connection with the murder of Callum Lees.
James Atherley, aged 21, was arrested earlier this afternoon from an address in Newcastle-upon-Tyne.
West Midlands Police stop and searches are set to become quicker and more efficient after the force launched a new ‘app’ for officers.
A group of men and a woman are due in court tomorrow accused of running a car registration scam in which the rights to high-value number plates were stolen and offered for sale – some for more than £100,000.
A man has been arrested on suspicion of firearm offences following a suspected road rage incident in Birmingham yesterday evening (27 August).
A taxi-driver was parked on Slade Road, Erdington at around 7.50pm when a driver pulled alongside him and became verbally abusive.
Police have launched an investigation after shots were fired at a house on Spring Road Tyseley, Birmingham at around 12.40am today (28 August).
Sergeant Tim McAleenan heads up a specialist family liaison unit which offers invaluable support in the aftermath of serious road accidents.
A man will appear in court accused of threatening a person with a knife in Birmingham city centre on Friday afternoon (25 August).
Officers arrested a man on Corporation Street at around 3.15pm following several 999 calls from the public.
Police are appealing for information after a car and motorcycle collided in Smethwick last night.
Emergency crews were called to the junction of Crocketts Lane and Soho Way just after 11pm on Saturday 25 August to reports of an injured motorcyclist in the road.
Police are currently investigating a serious collision on Alcester Road at the junction of Park Road in Moseley.
Emergency crews were immediately dispatched just before 10am this morning (Saturday 26 August) after reports of a motorcyclist hitting a wall were received.
A teenager is in hospital following a street stabbing in Castle Vale that saw him set upon by three men.
Six people have been arrested as part of the on-going crackdown to tackle gun crime in the city.
The six men have been arrested on suspicion of firearms offences after suspicious activity was reported in Pine Avenue, Smethwick last night (23 August).
A window cleaner who stole money from an 86-year-old customer has been jailed for more than two years − after West Midlands Police snared him on a hidden camera set up at her home.
Joshua Woodhouse was captured searching the pensioner’s bedroom in West Bromwich on 17 May this year.
Eighteen men from two Birmingham crime gangs will be served with injunctions banning them from entering large parts of the city and associating with each other.