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Pavandeep Daudher
Posted
5 April 2020

Detectives investigating a fatal stabbing in Coventry have today (Sunday) charged a man with murder.

Pavandeep Daudher, aged 19, was found seriously injured at the BP garage in Lockhurst Lane about 11pm on Tuesday. 

Police
Posted
5 April 2020

We’ve seen record numbers of people apply to join the force as student police officers.

The positive news has been welcomed at a time when everyone’s lives are being affected by the national response to Covid-19.

Pavandeep Daudher
Posted
4 April 2020

We have arrested a second man on suspicion of murder as our investigations continue into the fatal stabbing of Pavandeep Daudher in Coventry.

Police warning over scams
Posted
4 April 2020
We’re urging West Midlands residents to remain on their guard against coronavirus con-artists who are cruelly using the pandemic for profit.
Gun
Posted
3 April 2020

Officers across the force have recovered a number of weapons overnight across Coventry and Birmingham in various pursuits and warrants.

A sawn off shot gun was recovered in Ladywood yesterday afternoon (2 April), after officers stopped a Peugeot on cloned plates on Bow Street.

police custody
Posted
3 April 2020

A prolific criminal was found hiding in a chest of drawers he’d modified to sneak into whenever our officers came knocking.

We paid a visit to the 38-year-old's house yesterday morning (Thurs) because he was wanted on recall to prison.

cell
Posted
3 April 2020

Two women have been arrested after homeowners found them in a bedroom of their home.

We were called to Stratford Road in Sparkhill yesterday evening (2 April) after the occupants discovered two women in their property. The pair were disturbed and ran off down Stratford Road.

Pavandeep
Posted
3 April 2020

Detectives investigating the fatal stabbing of Pavandeep Daudher in Coventry have arrested a man on suspicion of murder.

Logo
Posted
3 April 2020

Following recent media coverage of a large gathering of mourners at a funeral in Birmingham earlier this week, we can confirm that we have spoken to Tahir Ali MP about a suspected breach of coronavirus restrictions.

Jaymie with a bounty of goods from Lush Birmingham
Posted
3 April 2020

A thoughtful officer has donated pamper gifts to nursing staff at Birmingham City Hospital in appreciation of their sterling work to save lives. 

bus cctv
Posted
3 April 2020

We want to trace this man after a teenage girl was sexually assaulted on a bus leaving Birmingham city centre on Tuesday 3 March.

The 18-year-old got onto the no 2E bus between 9-9.30pm and sat upstairs when the man sat next to her and inappropriately touched her.

Police dog in training
Posted
3 April 2020

Our amazing dogs continue to work hard, helping us catch criminals and keep you safe.

As we continue to do our very best to keep you all safe during these testing times, we feel we must once again highlight the work of our dedicated dogs who are a huge part of our WMP team.

Pavandeep Daudher
Posted
2 April 2020

Police have today named the teenager who was murdered in Coventry earlier this week as his family appeal for anyone with information to contact detectives.

WMP
Posted
2 April 2020

We’ve arrested two suspected robbers following an armed police chase this afternoon (Thursday 2 April), after a stolen car was spotted in Coventry.

Birmingham Magistrates Court
Posted
2 April 2020

We’ve charged a man with allegedly making a menacing phone call to a West Midlands hospital and posting an offensive YouTube video entitled “I hope all NHS die".

WMP Covid-19 patrols near supermarkets
Posted
2 April 2020

We’ve arrested a man suspected of ‘keying’ cars belonging to supermarket staff after he was ejected from the store for queue jumping.
 

WMP
Posted
2 April 2020

We are appealing for information following a fatal collision on Pensnett Road in the Brierley Hill area of Dudley in the early hours of this morning (Thursday 2 April).

officers on patrol
Posted
2 April 2020

Residents across the West Midlands are saving lives by staying at home during the coronavirus pandemic - and new figures show they’re also helping cut crime.

Officers talking to women in masks
Posted
1 April 2020

The vast majority of people in the West Midlands are complying with the nation’s call to minimise public contact and save lives by staying at home.

We’re hugely grateful for everyone’s cooperation during these testing times. 

Stock image
Posted
1 April 2020

A man accused of brandishing a firearm at members of the public outside a takeaway shop in Sparkhill on Sunday (29 March) has been charged by West Midlands Police.

WMP
Posted
1 April 2020

We are appealing for information after masked intruders stormed into an elderly couple’s home in Coventry on Friday (27 March), but left covered in a black liquid.

Murder investigation launched
Posted
1 April 2020

We have launched a murder investigation after a 19-year-old man was fatally stabbed in Coventry last night (Tuesday 31 March).

Officers were called after the man was found with serious injuries at the BP garage in Lockhurst Lane, Holbrooks just after 11pm.

Officers donating food to local retirement home
Posted
1 April 2020

#CaringCops | Neighbourhood officers in the Hillfields area of Coventry have worked with a local food wholesaler to donate a bumper crop of fruit and veg to a care home.

WMP patrols near hospitals during Covid-19 outbreak
Posted
31 March 2020

We’re shuffling our policing pack to ensure as many officers as possible are out and about keeping people safe in communities during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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