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WMP
Posted 2 December 2019

Officers investigating a hit-and-run in Coventry on Friday 15 November, are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

WMP Special Constable Emily Kirk
Posted 2 December 2019

An inspirational Coventry University student has been commended for her passion for policing in the city – after volunteering around 1,500 hours as a Special Constable.

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Posted 1 December 2019

UPDATE Sunday 1 Dec 7.40pm: 

A 34-year old-man, arrested last night on suspicion of preparation of terrorist acts, has been recalled to prison due to a suspected breach of his licence conditions.

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Posted 1 December 2019

Officers in Birmingham have praised a mosque for producing two hard-hitting videos demonstrating the devastating effects of domestic abuse and knife crime. 

Jack Donoghue
Posted 1 December 2019

The family of Jack Donoghue has paid an emotional tribute to him following his tragic death yesterday (30 November).

Police were called to Poplar Road, Solihull at 3am following reports of a stabbing. 

Gaz and Kensi
Posted 1 December 2019

Meet Kensi, a new addition to both the West Midlands Police family and PC Gaz Phillips’ family. 

Gaz and Kensi have a special bond, as the 11 week old pup was born on the day Gaz was released from hospital after he was critically injured by a car thief whilst on duty in August. 

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Posted 1 December 2019

Up to £2 million worth of stolen vehicles have been recovered and almost 200 suspects charged during a crackdown on car thefts across Wolverhampton.
 

Abid Mohmood
Posted 30 November 2019

A speeding driver who killed a young boy and badly injured his mother after ploughing into them in Coventry has been jailed.

Abid Mohmood left two-year-old Umar Akhalwaya with serious, multiple injuries after hitting him on Stoney Stanton Road on 8 April last year.

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Posted 30 November 2019

Detectives have launched a murder investigation after a man was fatally stabbed in Solihull.  

Officers were called to Poplar Road, Solihull, near to Popworld and Yates Bar at 3am this morning (30 November).  

PC Dave Hoadley
Posted 30 November 2019

A Coventry cop who’s made almost 300 arrests in the last four years - and praised for “getting under the skin of criminals" - has been commended at an awards ceremony. 

Kim Yeomans, Force Chaplain
Posted 29 November 2019

“All through my adult life I have strived to be the best I can. I had a successful career, a home, a wife and two beautiful boys.

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Posted 29 November 2019

Three teenage boys who set fire to a bus in May have been ordered to pay £3,000 compensation and given Youth Rehabilitation Orders.

Lee Getty receives his award from Chief Constable Dave Thompson
Posted 29 November 2019

A member of the public has been awarded for tackling a shoplifter as he tried to run away from officers in Streetly.

Lee Getty, aged 47, spotted the crook running from officers before jumping into the back of a getaway car on Aldridge Road on 16 October last year.

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Posted 29 November 2019

Detectives investigating violence at Star City have launched an appeal for members of the public who saw what happened to come forward.

Seven officers were left with minor injuries as trouble flared at the Vue cinema and spilled out into the complex on Saturday night (23 November).

Arman Rezazadeh
Posted 29 November 2019

28 November update: Rezazadeh was today jailed for three years and nine months at Birmingham Crown Court.

A man who attacked five Birmingham mosques with a sledgehammer has admitted religiously aggravated criminal damage.

Roy Foley
Posted 28 November 2019

A Birmingham man has been jailed after he sexually assaulted a teenage girl earlier this month.

Roy Foley, of Ledbury House, Tile Cross, previously admitted to inappropriately touching the underage teen at a social club on Kelynmead Road, Birmingham.

police accident sign
Posted 28 November 2019

Police are appealing for information after a woman has died following a collision in West Bromwich this afternoon (28 November).

Officers were called to a collision involving a lorry and a pedestrian shortly after midday on Holyhead Road, near to junction 1 of the M5.

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Posted 27 November 2019

Detectives are appealing for information after four masked men carried out a burglary at a Halesowen home this morning (27 November).

The thieves managed to force their way into the family address in Meadow Road just after 3am.

Calvin Ainsworth eBay sales fraudster
Posted 27 November 2019

Two brothers have been jailed for running a nationwide eBay sales scam after West Midlands Police fraud investigators found they tricked hundreds of victims into using their accounts to con buyers.

Drug dealer Mohammed Shazad
Posted 26 November 2019

A drug dealer has been jailed for almost 10 years after police in the West Midlands found a stash of cocaine concealed in a secret compartment of his car.

Mohammed Shazad was monitored by police making repeated, suspicious visits to a Nissan Qasqai parked in Middlemore Road, Smethwick

Robert Fieldhouse
Posted 25 November 2019

A prolific offender, who burgled the home of a family friend, has been jailed for committing a string of offences.

Rashpal Singh
Posted 25 November 2019

West Midlands Police has praised two members of the public for their bravery after the pair chased down a bank robber who threatened to slit a customer’s throat.

Police at night
Posted 24 November 2019

UPDATED at 8.20PM on 24 November: A sixth teenager has been arrested in connection with violence that broke out at #StarCity, as the investigation into last night's disorder continues.

Sgt Sandy Thompson speaks to one of the ex-offenders
Posted 23 November 2019

West Midlands Police is helping divert some of the region’s most prolific burglars away from a life of crime thanks to an innovative project that sees offenders sign up to rehabilitation ‘contracts’ − or face more time behind bars. 

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