News Archive for May 2021
Teen fatally stabbed in Kingstanding
A teenage boy has been stabbed in Kingstanding this evening (31 May). Sadly nothing could be done to save him and the 14-year-old has died at the scene.
We have immediately launched a murder investigation and have flooded the area with officers to search for the offenders.
Day of protests in Birmingham pass peacefully
Several protests held today in Birmingham have passed peacefully across the city.
Birmingham City Council, West Midlands Ambulance Service, West Midlands Fire Service and Transport for West Midlands have worked with us to ensure that disruption was kept to a minimum.
Burglar jailed for knife attack on pensioner
A burglar who carried out a knife attack on a pensioner has been jailed for nine years after we caught him still in the man’s home covered in blood.
Andrew Bowering broke into the terrace house in Croft Street, Willenhall, in the early hours of 27 December last year.
Dozen addresses targeted in fight against Coventry drug gangs
We’ve busted cannabis factories worth a combined £1.5 million and recovered weapons as we continue the fight against drugs and organised crime groups in Coventry.
Officers acted on intelligence and carried out raids at a dozen addresses around the city last week.
Man jailed after firing gun in a Birmingham home
A man has been jailed for more than 12 years after firing a handgun in a house in Birmingham and injuring a woman.
Michael Dixon, aged 44, was at his home in Linton Walk, Erdington with his partner and a couple of friends when a row erupted at around 1am on 10 October 2020.