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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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Posted
24 May 2020

In response to COVID-19 our staff and officers are working to keep you safe. For some this has meant a change to their role, the way they work and some personal sacrifices.

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Posted
23 May 2020

We’re aiming to put the brakes on speeding motorists during a crackdown on those who risk lives across the West Midlands.

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Posted
22 May 2020

We’ve recovered a stolen car and discovered a haul of vehicle parts after swooping on a chop shop in Birmingham today (22 May).

Hit and run driver jailed
Posted
22 May 2020

A hit-and-run driver has been jailed after leaving a pedestrian with life-changing injuries following a collision in West Bromwich.

Stanislavas Jurgo struck the 56-year-old man as he was crossing Dudley Street at just after midnight on 22 September last year.

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Posted
22 May 2020

We gained our first full Stalking Protection Order (SPO) at Birmingham Magistrates Court earlier this week. 

The order was made against a 39-year-old man from Sutton Coldfield who cannot be named at this time for legal reasons.

Gathering in Handsworth
Posted
21 May 2020

We broke-up a large street party last night (20 May) as more than 100 people flouted the national coronavirus public health orders by mingling in a Birmingham street.

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Posted
21 May 2020

Earlier this morning (21 May) officers from Dudley raided two addresses on Spring Meadow Road, Netherton under the Misuse of Drugs Act.

Many items were found inside a shed at the back of the two properties including an electroshock weapon, knuckle dusters, a machete and pepper spray.

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Posted
21 May 2020

We are appealing for information after two men were stabbed in a park in Willenhall last night (20 May). 
 
We were called to Short Heath Park on Johnson Road, Willenhall shortly after 8pm following reports of a disorder. 
 

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Posted
21 May 2020


We’re appealing for your help in trying to identify a man who was found dead in Tipton last month.

We found the man collapsed near a shop in Great Bridge on Wednesday 15 April at around 6.30pm.

We attended with ambulance colleagues but he had sadly passed away.

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Posted
21 May 2020

We’ve charged another man with burglary matters following a robbery at a Dudley cannabis farm that ended with two men being fatally shot with a crossbow. 

Last night, (Wednesday 20 May) Hisham Lewis was charged with two counts of conspiracy to commit aggravated burglary.

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Posted
21 May 2020

We're appealing for witnesses and dashcam footage after a motorcyclist suffered serious injuries following a collision in Walsall yesterday (Wednesday 20 May).

Keelan Wilson
Posted
20 May 2020

We’ve charged a man following the tragic death of a teenager in Wolverhampton.

Keelan Wilson, aged 15, died on 29 May 2018 after he was found with stab wounds following reports of a disorder in Langley Road, Merry Hill.

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Posted
20 May 2020
We recently issued a photo of a man who was wanted on recall to prison, and thanks to your help he’s now back behind bars.
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Posted
20 May 2020

A pub has been stripped of its licence after breaching the lockdown by opening and serving alcohol to customers.

Vanessa Jardine
Posted
20 May 2020

Our next Deputy Chief Constable has been announced as Vanessa Jardine.

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