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WMP specialist vehicle examiner Boyd Howells
Posted
14 December 2019

Members of a chop shop gang were jailed for almost 25 years this week after West Midlands Police linked them to more than 100 stolen cars.

WMP charity donations at Christmas
Posted
14 December 2019

A charity that supports asylum seekers and refugees in Birmingham has received a Christmas donation of toys, bus passes, clothing and hygiene packs thanks to kindhearted staff at West Midlands Police. 

Shootings down by more than a half in Birmingham
Posted
14 December 2019

Shootings in Birmingham have more than halved in the last six months since a specialist West Midlands Police Unit was created to tackle gang activity.

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Posted
13 December 2019

A man remains in custody after West Midlands Counter Terrorism detectives were granted extra time to question him in connection with terrorism offences.

WMP
Posted
13 December 2019

Officers in Oldbury have come together to make a stand against knife crime in Sandwell by arranging to have a trailer set up at a popular retail park to engage local shoppers and members of the community into talking about the issue.

WMP custody block
Posted
13 December 2019

A man suspected of running an online sales scam was arrested after Coventry Police carried out a sting on an address in the city.

Police were alerted on 6 December by a man in Yorkshire reporting he’d sold an iPhone 8 to a buyer providing a delivery address in Willenhall.

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Posted
13 December 2019

*UPDATE: Officers have been granted a further seven days to question the suspects - they remain in custody*

Police have arrested two people in Birmingham on Friday (13 Dec) on suspicion of terrorism offences. 

Excitable Edgar and his namesake PD Edgar
Posted
12 December 2019

Christmas is just around the corner and we wanted to take the opportunity to introduce our 10 week old loveable police puppy Edgar.

Tony McCorry
Posted
12 December 2019

The family of a grandfather who died after being found with serious injuries have paid tribute to a man ‘who had nothing but generosity in his heart and who will be greatly missed’, as police charged a teenager with murder. 

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Posted
12 December 2019

Police are appealing for information after a man died and a woman was left seriously injured after being hit by a car in Wolverhampton this morning (12 December).

Officers were called to the collision in Parkfield Road, at the junction with Birmingham New Road, at around 6.50am.

Steven Randall
Posted
12 December 2019

A Birmingham man who tried to kill his ex-partner in a vicious knife attack has been jailed for 10 years, after compelling evidence was captured by officers’ body-worn cameras.

image of drugs
Posted
12 December 2019

More than 80 people were arrested and weapons and drugs seized during a West Midlands Police crackdown on youth violence and County Lines chains.

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Posted
12 December 2019

The family of a man who died in a collision in Wednesbury last Friday (6 December) have today paid tribute to him. 

Palminder Singh was driving a black VW Golf when it was involved in a collision with a Jeep Cherokee on the A41 Black Country New Road in Wednesbury.

Suspect collage
Posted
11 December 2019

Three teens have been jailed for a string of robberies against men who believed they were meeting up with someone they’d matched with via a dating app.

Salmond and Flanagan
Posted
11 December 2019

A couple who preyed upon a vulnerable woman before killing her and claiming her benefits have been sentenced to life in prison for her murder, even though her body has never been found.

WMP
Posted
11 December 2019

Police have launched an investigation after a man who was found with serious injuries in his Sutton Coldfield home, died this morning (Wednesday 11 December).

CTU
Posted
11 December 2019

A man has been arrested today (Wednesday 11 Dec) on suspicion of terrorism offences.

The 49-year-old man was arrested from an address in Solihull on suspicion of funding/supporting terrorism.

Martel Stirling
Posted
10 December 2019

A man who left an ex-partner with a six-inch scar on her face when he slashed her with a flick knife outside a Birmingham club has been jailed for 14 years.

Martel Stirling’s victim told police that the 30-year-old had started a physical fight with her at a club on 6 March. 

Collage of cars
Posted
10 December 2019

Members of a Birmingham gang have been jailed for running one of the country’s biggest car ‘chop shop’ rackets − after West Midlands Police linked them to more than 100 stolen vehicles valued at well over £1 million.

WMCTU
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.

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