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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.

stock image
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).

stock image of police car
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.
Stock image
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.

Extinction Rebellion
Posted 8 August 2019

This new drone footage shows how we safely policed the Extinction Rebellion demonstration in Birmingham.

Police tape
Posted 8 August 2019

Detectives investigating a shooting in the Shard End area of Birmingham last night, (Wednesday) are appealing for information.

Police were called to Hall Hays Road after receiving a report of shots fired from a car just before 6:30pm. 

Birmingham Magistrates Court
Posted 8 August 2019

West Midlands Police has charged three more men with conspiring to kill a man who was shot dead in a drive-by shooting in Birmingham.

Dante Mullings was one of three men in a car parked in St Vincent Street West, Ladywood, on 7 May when a vehicle pulled up alongside and fired shots.

Cov Mags
Posted 8 August 2019

A man has been charged over a robbery at a McDonald’s restaurant in which a man wearing a clown mask threatened staff with a kitchen knife.

Posted 7 August 2019

Police are appealing for information following a serious collision at the junction of Coleshill Road and Southbourne Avenue just before 4:50pm yesterday (Tuesday 6 August).

Armed robbery
Posted 7 August 2019

Harrowing body worn video from a security guard showing the moment he was attacked by axe-wielding robbers was released today, as the gang behind the attack started prison sentences totalling nearly 60 years.

Posted 7 August 2019

A suspected robber wearing a clown mask stormed a McDonald's armed with a kitchen knife – but was stopped in his tracks by two passing West Midlands Police officers who nipped inside for a coffee!

Posted 6 August 2019

Officers investigating a home invasion burglary on Reservoir Passage in Wednesbury on Friday (2 August), have charged a 39-year-old man with a number of offences.

Richard Cheshire
Posted 5 August 2019

The family of a man who died following a collision in Walsall have today (5 August) paid tribute to him. 

Richard James Cheshire was crossing Trinity Way, Walsall on Saturday (3 August) when he was hit by a silver Renault Clio. 

Tom Keady
Posted 4 August 2019

“I’ve been a football referee for 36 years. So I’ve got a lot experience dealing with confrontational people. If people come running at me shouting how terrible I am as a referee, or words to that effect, I have to calm that situation down before I can manage it.

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