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News Archive for August 2017

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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.

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Officers are investigating a collision on the M6 this morning (Friday 18 August) in which a man died.

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Coventry PC Neil McCormack

PC Neil McCormack has served his country in uniform for more than 42 years having spent 17 years in the Army before joining West Midlands Police in 1992.
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A man has been charged with attacking a woman in a Sutton Coldfield street while armed with a knife . 

Kyran Darnton is accused of assault and possession of an offensive weapon in Birmingham Road after the woman suffered head injuries at around 6.15am on Thursday 17 August.

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#12 - Jo Parke


Neighbourhood officer Jo Parke is dedicated to helping transform the lives of young people and assist them in forging careers.

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Two people have today been arrested as part of a West Midlands Police investigation into the exploitation of eastern european workers for cheap labour.

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Two West Midlands Police officers have been convicted of plotting to steal and sell drugs for profit following an investigation carried out by the force’s own counter corruption unit.

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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.

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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.

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A Sandwell man who stabbed his partner of 20 years following an argument has been convicted of her murder and jailed.

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A Manchester man has been arrested for a public order offence at a Britain First demonstration in Wolverhampton today (Saturday 12 August).

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A Birmingham man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after an elderly woman’s body was found at an address in Sutton Coldfield.

The 41-year-old was detained yesterday (Saturday 12 August) at a house in Ebrook Road around 3.30pm.

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A drug dealer has been jailed after West Midlands Police recovered cocaine and heroin hidden behind a bath panel at one of his flats - after acting on intelligence from the public.

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A Birmingham man will appear at court this morning (Monday 14 August) in connection with the death of his elderly mother. 

Unemployed Darren Hammond, aged 41 from Ebrook Road, Sutton Coldfield will appear at Birmingham Magistrates Court charged with murder.

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Police have launched an investigation after an elderly lady was woken up by an intruder as she slept in her bed at her Dudley home. 

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Tributes have been paid to a 'humble man' who was found dead in a car outside West Bromwich police station.

Harish Kumar was discovered in the front seat of the BMW in Moor Street last Thursday (10 August).

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Detectives have launched a murder investigation after a man found with serious head injuries in Birmingham city centre last month has died.

Phillip Leonard was found lying unconscious in Essex Street at around 1.30am on 28 July.

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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). 
 

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A teenager is in hospital following a street stabbing in Castle Vale that saw him set upon by three men.
 

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An arsonist who started a major fire at Digbeth wholesale market has been jailed for five years following a West Midlands Police investigation.

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West Midlands Police stop and searches are set to become quicker and more efficient after the force launched a new ‘app’ for officers.

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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.

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