News Archive for June 2018
Witnesses are being urged to come forward after a man died when his car hit a tree in Bournville this morning (Saturday 30 June).
The 27-year-old driver of the Seat Ibiza suffered serious injuries in Linden Road at just before 3.50am.
A heartless off-road biker mowed down a six-year-old boy in a Birmingham park and left him with a serious leg injury − now West Midlands Police has urged the community to rally round and help find the person responsible.
Police are appealing for information after a man died following a collision in Winson Green last night (Friday 29 June).
Emergency services were called to All Saints Street after a car hit a wall at just before 7.30pm.
West Midlands Police has released video footage taken from on-board one of its new fleet of drones showing a group of off-road bike louts running amok in a Coventry industrial estate.
A man who killed a bus driver on his way to work and then travelled to Birmingham to buy a coffee has been jailed for causing death by dangerous driving.
Specialist search officers took their skills to new heights when they were tasked with checking every inch of a 186ft plane as part of a pioneering new exercise.
This is how a killer was captured calmly parking up outside West Bromwich police station and taking officers to his victim - in the passenger seat of his car!
Officers from Sutton Coldfield held a knife detection operation at McDonald’s in the town centre in a bid to address community concerns.
On Thursday 28 June, officers used a portable knife detector to check if anyone entering the restaurant was carrying any weapons.
A 45-year-old man died yesterday (27 June) following a stabbing in Finchley Park, Kingstanding on Wednesday 20 June.
A 17-year old, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was arrested after the man suffered serious stab wounds to his leg and groin.
An off-duty West Midlands Police officer tackled a woman armed with an axe after a violent domestic incident spilled onto a bus in Wolverhampton last night (26 June).
Police are investigating after a man was stabbed on Tremont Street, Heath Town, Wolverhampton, at around 2.30pm this afternoon (26 June).
A 24-year-old man has been taken to hospital, where his condition is described as serious.
A man has been convicted of posing as a police officer and conning money from people by claiming he could sell them jailed criminals’ homes at bargain prices.
A wanted man from Dudley has been charged with an array of offences and recalled to prison.
Last week, officers issued an appeal to trace Luke Shelley aged 23. Shelley was wanted in connection with a collision and stabbing that took place in Sedgley on Tuesday 8 May.
A teenager has been detained on suspicion of lashing out with a machete at a stranger in Birmingham city centre.
The 17-year-old – who has been living in the Smethwick area – was detained in Manchester yesterday (Sunday 24 June).
A 33-year-old man has been arrested following a collision on Stratford Road, Birmingham that left a mum of three dead.
Noreen Akhtar was struck by a car outside Cravings Café near the junction with Fernley Road in Sparkhill, at around 11.30pm on Saturday 16 June.
Two people arrested following a ram raid on a mobile phone shop in Acocks Green yesterday (Saturday 23 June) have been charged with burglary.
Two people have been arrested after traffic officers forced an Audi A3 to stop as it tried to join a dual carriageway in the wrong direction.
A project has launched looking at the pay and conditions of police staff across West Midlands Police.
West Midlands Police’s top officer and the region’s Police and Crime Commissioner have come together to urge schools to prioritise speaking to pupils about the devastating impact of carrying knives.
A 54-year old man, who died following a collision with a car in Coventry on 13 June, has been named as Mark Jackson.
Mark sadly died at the scene, after his motorbike collided with a silver Ford Mondeo.
His family have today paid tribute to him.