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2 June 2020

ACC Matt Ward has today (2 June) expressed the force’s outrage at the death of George Floyd in the US and our commitment to allowing peaceful protest here in the Midlands.

We understand that people feel strongly about what has happened and want their voices to be heard. 

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Posted
2 June 2020

ACC Matt Ward has today (2 June) expressed the force’s outrage at the death of George Floyd in the US and our commitment to allowing peaceful protest here in the Midlands.

We understand that people feel strongly about what has happened and want their voices to be heard. 

Jailed - James Ferrie
Posted
2 June 2020

A burglar has been jailed after one of our officers found him hiding in the garden of the Birmingham home he had just broken into.

Posted
2 June 2020

We’ve launched a murder investigation after a man was found dead at a flat in Coventry last night (Monday 1 June). 

The 57-year-old man was found in Eden Street at around 7:30pm.

A 54-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and is currently in custody.

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Posted
2 June 2020

Detectives have launched a murder investigation after a man sadly lost his life last night in Coventry (1 June).
 
We were called to reports of an injured man taken to hospital at around 10:10pm. Unfortunately, despite the best efforts of medical staff he later died.
 

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1 June 2020

Last night (Sunday 31 May) we launched a major crackdown on illegal car cruisers who are flouting the law banning dangerous gatherings.

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Posted
1 June 2020

We’re appealing for information and dashcam footage after a motorcyclist died in Sheldon.

Officers were called to the junction of Cranes Park Road and Warmington Road at about 2.50pm yesterday (31 May). 

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Posted
30 May 2020

 More than 300 motorists were caught speeding during a police crackdown on reckless drivers on West Midlands motorways. 
 
Officers from the Central Motorway Police Group have carried out a month-long operation to halt those who put lives at risk on our region’s major routes.

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Posted
30 May 2020

We’re investigating after a man was shot at a house in Sheldon last night (Friday).

It is believed the gunman forced his way into the property on Downsfield Road before firing at the victim, aged 28, at around 10.30pm.

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Posted
29 May 2020

We've tonight charged a man with trying to kill a woman and her seven-month-old baby in Tipton.

We were called to a property on Mansion Drive, in Tipton, just before 12.30am yesterday (Thursday) to reports of a domestic incident.

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Posted
29 May 2020

We are appealing for information following a series of nine robberies in Sutton yesterday (28 May), where teenagers were robbed of bikes and earphones, and a woman suffered nasty injuries after having her bag snatched.

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Posted
29 May 2020

A Birmingham man has pleaded guilty today (29 May) to sending threatening letters to the Prime Minister and other members of Parliament.
 

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29 May 2020

Detectives investigating after shots were fired in Balsall Heath have today (29 May) released CCTV as they continue to appeal for information. 

Matthew Moore
Posted
29 May 2020

A masked burglar who targeted elderly and vulnerable residents was yesterday (Thursday 28 May) jailed for six years after his DNA was found on a top he left behind at one of the break-ins.

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29 May 2020

We are appealing for information after a man sustained an gunshot injury to his leg as he walked down a Handsworth road on Wednesday (27 May).
 

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Posted
28 May 2020

An investigation has been launched following a fire at a tower block in Nechells earlier this morning (28 May).

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Posted
28 May 2020

We are appealing for information after shots were fired on King Edward Road in Birmingham shortly after 5pm yesterday (27 May). 
 
We believe a car turned into the road, when the occupant starting firing shots at a second car. 
 

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Posted
28 May 2020

A Birmingham man has been charged with the death of a toddler in November 2017.
 
The 21-month-old girl was found with a head injury at an address in The Green, Northfield on 19 November 2017 and died two days later in hospital.
 

Spencer Bassett
Posted
28 May 2020

A suspected drink driver who dangerously hit speeds of up to 80mph in the dark without headlights on has been jailed. 

Spencer Bassett travelled on the wrong side of the road as he fled from us in his Audi during the early hours of Boxing Day last year.

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Posted
28 May 2020

The latest group of student officers have begun life with West Midlands Police and are the first to start their police careers while observing social distancing.

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Posted
27 May 2020

We've charged a 42-year-old woman after the contents of a charity box were stolen at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham's Cancer Centre.

It is alleged that approximately £400 was inside the box when the lid was forced open and it was emptied at about 10pm on Wednesday 20 May.

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Posted
27 May 2020

We are appealing for information after shots were fired following a collision between a car and a van on Mary Street, Balsall Heath shortly after 8pm yesterday (26 May). 

We understand a grey Citroen C3 and white VW Transporter collided near to the junction with Balsall Health Road. 

Baby on board! Biker with toddler on lap among WMP's Bank Holiday arrests
Posted
26 May 2020

We’ve released a shocking image showing a reckless biker tearing up parkland on an off-road motorcycle – with a toddler perched on his lap.

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Posted
26 May 2020
Do you know these three men?

We want to talk to them after two elderly brothers were seriously assaulted in their home in Waterloo Street, Tipton on Thursday 30th April.

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