Serial rapist convicted of attacks on sex workers
A serial rapist has been convicted of a string of attacks on five sex workers in Birmingham.
Esa Juwara began his campaign of sexual assaults in March 2019. He approached his first victim on Reservoir Road on his pushbike in the early hours of 10 March.
Man is charged as Smethwick murder victim is named
We have charged an 18-year-old man with murder after a fatal stabbing in Smethwick, as the teenage victim is named as Derlarno Samuels.
Derlarno, who was aged 17, was found with stab injuries in a car that crashed in Heath Street, Smethwick, at around 4.10pm on Saturday (1 May).
Age is nothing but a number – according to a retiring PCSO whose career began at 50
Not many people decide to completely change career at the age of 50 – but that’s exactly what one Sandwell PCSO did.
PCSO Kirti Patel shunned all ideas of winding down or planning for retirement and instead swapped a phone and a desk for a uniform and radio 14 years ago.
Photos released of baby boy abandoned in Kings Norton as search for mother continues
Detectives investigating after a baby boy was found in Kings Norton last Thursday (22 April) have released a photo of him as efforts to find his mum continue.
The baby boy was found on The Mounds, off Shannon Road in Kings Norton at around 5.40pm.
Two teenagers convicted of child abduction
Two teenagers have been found guilty of child abduction after stealing a car and driving off with two children inside.
The youths, both aged 15 at the time, claimed they did not know the young boys were strapped in the back seats when they pinched the Nissan on 20 February this year.