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Posted 8 December 2019

Police have been granted extra time to question a man and woman on suspicion of terrorism offences.

The man and woman - aged 32 and 31 respectively - were arrested in Dover on Saturday (7 December) and continue to be held in the West Midlands under terrorism legislation.

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Posted 8 December 2019

A man and a woman were arrested yesterday (Saturday 7 December) on suspicion of Syria-related terrorism offences.

A 32-year-old man and a 31-year-old woman were arrested in Dover.

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Posted 8 December 2019

Police have launched an investigation after a man was found with stab wounds in Birmingham city centre yesterday evening (7 December).

Officers were called to reports of an attack at 6.40pm, and found the 20-year-old lying next to Subway on Jennens Road.

socks and chocs
Posted 8 December 2019

A charity launched by kind-hearted West Midlands Police staff and officers who gave food and clothes to those in need at Christmas will again be spreading some festive cheer across the region.

Adham Khan
Posted 7 December 2019

A Birmingham man has been jailed following a robbery spree in the city centre this summer that included him stealing cash from a 76-year-old man he shoved to the floor.

police lights at night
Posted 7 December 2019

An investigation has been launched following a fatal collision on the A41 Black Country New Road in Wednesbury last night (Friday 6 December).

Pupils treated to a first reading of ‘In the Nick of Time’
Posted 7 December 2019

A book launch at the West Midlands Police’s Lock-up saw school pupils treated to a first reading of ‘In the Nick of Time’ by Detective Chief Inspector Karen Geddes.

Posted 6 December 2019

A lorry driver has today (6 Dec) been jailed for causing the death of a Birmingham doctor after an array of dashboard ‘junk’ – including a fan, small table and toys – obstructed his view of the cyclist.

Sex without consent is rape
Posted 6 December 2019

Sex without consent is rape.

With the Christmas party season already underway, West Midlands Police is warning that sex without consent is rape.

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Posted 6 December 2019

A motorist has died following a serious three-vehicle collision in a Solihull country lane yesterday (5 Dec). 

The collision happened at around 4.55pm on Table Oak Lane near the junction of Brees Lane and Holly Lane in Balsall Common. 

Asim Janjua
Posted 5 December 2019

 The day starts…

at 5:30am (snooze till 6.00am) and I drag myself to the gym for 6:30am. Two hours later, four Weetabix down while watching an episode of Brooklyn 99 or Friends and I’m at my desk in Corporate Comms for 9:30am.

Stephen Straker and Reece Bentley, right
Posted 5 December 2019

Two gang members have been ordered to pay back more than £200,000 after police linked their lavish lifestyles to drugs factories found in Wolverhampton.

Coventry police officers commended
Posted 5 December 2019

Two Coventry cops who caught a violent shop robber red-handed after lying in wait at a shopping centre have been commended for ending his crime spree.

Jack Donoghue
Posted 5 December 2019

Detectives investigating the death of Jack Donoghue in Solihull have charged two more men with murder.

Tyrall Blake and Nile Bennett are to appear before Birmingham Magistrates Court today (5 December) in connection with the killing in Poplar Road on Saturday morning.

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Posted 4 December 2019

Police are urgently appealing for witnesses to a collision in Coventry yesterday (3 Dec) which has led to a man needing to have his leg amputated.

Yasir Hussain
Posted 4 December 2019

The family of a man murdered in Dudley have bravely spoken of their pain a year on since his death, as they appealed for help in tracing those involved in his killing.

Award-winning Coventry PC Deb White
Posted 4 December 2019

A Coventry Police officer has been commended for her determined management of one of the city’s biggest domestic violence threats – and securing a rare order against him to help protect vulnerable women.

Posted 3 December 2019

Detectives investigating the murder of Jack Donoghue in Solihull during the early hours of Saturday morning (30 November) have arrested a fifth man.
The 21-year-old who was arrested this evening (Tuesday 3 December) was taken into police custody, where he remains.

Life-saving Coventry Police PCSO Paul Jackson
Posted 3 December 2019

A life-saving PCSO has been commended for preventing a suicidal man throwing himself in front of a train at a Coventry station.

Wayne Thompson and his guide dog Milton
Posted 3 December 2019

I am a keen archer, I started when I registered as blind back in 2003 as it is a sport that can be adapted for people who are visually impaired. My daughter has also taken up the sport and is an absolute natural.

Jordan Layne jailed for knife attack
Posted 3 December 2019

A man who complained West Midlands Police had unfairly raided his Birmingham home and made his life “unbearable” has been jailed after detectives linked him to a series of assaults on women, including a shocking knife attack.

Vrabian Antonescu
Posted 3 December 2019

A speeding hit-and-run driver who caused a fatal collision in Smethwick has been jailed - after West Midlands Police promptly traced his car and arrested him.

The watch stolen in the robbery
Posted 2 December 2019

This is the moment police recovered a £65,000 watch less than an hour after its owner had been violently robbed in Birmingham city centre.

The victim had left a nightclub just before 4am when a man approached him and asked how he was.

Bookies robber Christopher King
Posted 2 December 2019

A robber who held-up a Birmingham bookmakers has been jailed after West Midlands Police detectives tracked him down in a matter of hours – and found him hiding in a washing machine alcove.

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