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Sex without consent is rape
Posted
6 December 2019

Sex without consent is rape.

With the Christmas party season already underway, West Midlands Police is warning that sex without consent is rape.

police lights
Posted
6 December 2019

A motorist has died following a serious three-vehicle collision in a Solihull country lane yesterday (5 Dec). 

The collision happened at around 4.55pm on Table Oak Lane near the junction of Brees Lane and Holly Lane in Balsall Common. 

Asim Janjua
Posted
5 December 2019

 The day starts…

at 5:30am (snooze till 6.00am) and I drag myself to the gym for 6:30am. Two hours later, four Weetabix down while watching an episode of Brooklyn 99 or Friends and I’m at my desk in Corporate Comms for 9:30am.

Stephen Straker and Reece Bentley, right
Posted
5 December 2019

Two gang members have been ordered to pay back more than £200,000 after police linked their lavish lifestyles to drugs factories found in Wolverhampton.

Coventry police officers commended
Posted
5 December 2019

Two Coventry cops who caught a violent shop robber red-handed after lying in wait at a shopping centre have been commended for ending his crime spree.

Jack Donoghue
Posted
5 December 2019

Detectives investigating the death of Jack Donoghue in Solihull have charged two more men with murder.

Tyrall Blake and Nile Bennett are to appear before Birmingham Magistrates Court today (5 December) in connection with the killing in Poplar Road on Saturday morning.

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Posted
4 December 2019

UPDATE: Aaron Wilson, the man who was trapped between two vehicles in Coventry, died in hospital on 5 December.

Yasir Hussain
Posted
4 December 2019

The family of a man murdered in Dudley have bravely spoken of their pain a year on since his death, as they appealed for help in tracing those involved in his killing.

Award-winning Coventry PC Deb White
Posted
4 December 2019

A Coventry Police officer has been commended for her determined management of one of the city’s biggest domestic violence threats – and securing a rare order against him to help protect vulnerable women.

WMP
Posted
3 December 2019

Detectives investigating the murder of Jack Donoghue in Solihull during the early hours of Saturday morning (30 November) have arrested a fifth man.
 
The 21-year-old who was arrested this evening (Tuesday 3 December) was taken into police custody, where he remains.
 

Life-saving Coventry Police PCSO Paul Jackson
Posted
3 December 2019

A life-saving PCSO has been commended for preventing a suicidal man throwing himself in front of a train at a Coventry station.

Wayne Thompson and his guide dog Milton
Posted
3 December 2019

I am a keen archer, I started when I registered as blind back in 2003 as it is a sport that can be adapted for people who are visually impaired. My daughter has also taken up the sport and is an absolute natural.

Jordan Layne jailed for knife attack
Posted
3 December 2019

A man who complained West Midlands Police had unfairly raided his Birmingham home and made his life “unbearable” has been jailed after detectives linked him to a series of assaults on women, including a shocking knife attack.

Vrabian Antonescu
Posted
3 December 2019

A speeding hit-and-run driver who caused a fatal collision in Smethwick has been jailed - after West Midlands Police promptly traced his car and arrested him.

The watch stolen in the robbery
Posted
2 December 2019

This is the moment police recovered a £65,000 watch less than an hour after its owner had been violently robbed in Birmingham city centre.

The victim had left a nightclub just before 4am when a man approached him and asked how he was.

Bookies robber Christopher King
Posted
2 December 2019

A robber who held-up a Birmingham bookmakers has been jailed after West Midlands Police detectives tracked him down in a matter of hours – and found him hiding in a washing machine alcove.

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.

WMP logo
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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