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Posted 17 August 2019

 We’ve charged a man with firearms offences after a loaded shotgun was found following a motorbike crash in Coventry last month. 
A West Midlands Police dog tracked a discarded bike helmet and loaded shotgun at the scene of a motorbike crash in St James Lane on 25 July. 

Posted 16 August 2019

A Birmingham man has today (Friday 16 August) been jailed for deliberately mowing down a man with his car – and leaving him with permanent brain damage while he laughed about the incident with friends.

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Posted 16 August 2019

Detectives investigating the fatal shooting of James Teer in Erdington have today (16 August) charged a second man with his murder.

Ty Blake was arrested from his home address yesterday on suspicion of killing Mr Teer in Goosemoor Lane last Thursday (8 August). 

WMP arrests man linked to Coventry gangs
Posted 16 August 2019

A man with suspected links to gang activity in Coventry was arrested last night after officers raided an address in the Willenhall area of the city.

Posted 16 August 2019

Police want to trace this pair after a man with a walking stick was kicked and hit with a metal bar during an attempted robbery in Bordesley Green #Birmingham. 

The victim was standing at a bus stop along Bordesley Green when he was approached by two men who demanded cash.

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Posted 15 August 2019

Police have arrested a second man over the fatal shooting of James Teer in Erdington last week.

Officers detained the 19-year-old from Shard End at around 1pm this afternoon (15 August) from his home address. 

Karandeep Sandhu
Posted 15 August 2019

Potential future cops got tips and advice from a serving frontline officer in a pioneering live social media event.

Response officer PC Karandeep Sandhu and resourcing manager Chloe Herrmann fielded questions and comments from those interested in joining the force’s ranks.

Posted 14 August 2019

Detectives investigating the fatal shooting of James Teer in Erdington have this evening (14 August) charged a man with murder.

Sharn Miles was yesterday arrested on suspicion of killing Mr Teer in Goosemore Lane last Thursday (8 August). 

selection of guns surrendered
Posted 14 August 2019

Nearly 150 items have been handed in to West Midlands Police during a two-week firearms surrender led by the National Ballistics Intelligence Service (NABIS).

West Midlands Police arrest man over murder of James Teer
Posted 14 August 2019

West Midlands Police have arrested a teenager over the fatal shooting of James Teer in Erdington last week.

Officers detained the 19-year-old – from Alum Rock – at around 4pm yesterday (13 Aug) in Birmingham city centre.

Simon Williams
Posted 13 August 2019

A burglar is back behind bars after West Midlands Police were able to forensically link him to the crime from blood left at the scene.

Simon Williams cut his hand on glass while smashing his way into a home in Anchor Lane, Solihull, overnight on 7 June.

Pc Gareth Phillips
Posted 12 August 2019

The family of a West Midlands traffic PC who was badly injured when he was run over by a hijacked police car have said a heartfelt thank you for the messages of support that have come flooding in.

Posted 12 August 2019
Three people have been charged with firearms offences after two handguns and a bag of ammunition were recovered following a vehicle stop in Birmingham on Saturday (10 August). Warrants were also executed in the city.
Birmingham Magistrates Court
Posted 11 August 2019

West Midlands Police has charged a man with trying to kill one of its police officers who was knocked down and driven over while trying to arrest a suspected car thief in Birmingham yesterday.

WMP firearms
Posted 11 August 2019

Two West Midlands Police firearms officers have been praised for their composure under pressure after coming face to face with a man armed with two pistols.

Posted 10 August 2019

A West Midlands Police officer has been seriously injured after being run over by a suspected car thief in Birmingham today (10 August).

Teens charged over Jewellery Quarter robberies
Posted 10 August 2019

Police in Birmingham have charged three teenagers over a series of attempted knife point robberies in the city’s Jewellery Quarter.

Jennifer Simmons con woman jailed
Posted 10 August 2019

West Midlands Police and members of the public teamed up to catch a cruel Birmingham con woman who duped her way into the homes of elderly women – and now she’s been jailed for more than three years. 

Murder victim James Teer
Posted 9 August 2019

Detectives investigating the murder of a man in a Birmingham street last night have named the victim as 20-year-old James Teer.

brave the shave
Posted 9 August 2019

A West Midlands Police staff member ‘braved the shave’ last week to help raise funds for Macmillan Cancer Support.

Karina Kuczynska from the Traffic Investigations Team had her head shaved at police HQ in Birmingham on Friday (2 August) surrounded by supportive colleagues.

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Posted 9 August 2019

Detectives are continuing to appeal for information this morning after a 20-year old-man was killed in a drive-by shooting in Erdington last night (Thursday 8 August).

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Posted 9 August 2019

Police are appealing for information after a teenager was hit by a car in Birmingham yesterday afternoon (Thursday 8 August).

Posted 9 August 2019
Recognise this man?

We want to speak to him in connection with a car-jacking on the car park of Moseley Hall Hospital, Moseley, at around 8pm on Monday 8 July.
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Posted 8 August 2019

A murder investigation has been launched following a shooting in Goosemoore Lane, Erdington just before 7.30pm this evening (8 August).

A 20-year-old man was shot dead and his family have been informed.

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