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Posted 8 November 2019

Detectives have arrested a convicted robber after appealing to the public to help trace the absconded prisoner. 

Robert Parton was receiving treatment at Heartland Hospital on Monday (4 November) where he threatened hospital staff before escaping.  

A CMPG car displaying the poppy
Posted 8 November 2019

The West Midlands Police officer critically injured after being run over by a car thief in Birmingham has arranged for colleagues’ patrol cars to be adorned with poppies for Remembrance Day.

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Posted 7 November 2019

A man has died following a collision in Rowley Regis this afternoon (7 November).

Officers were called to reports of a collision involving a bus and a van just after 5.05pm, outside The Cock Inn, Dudley Road.

Ryan McGough and Ciaran Heaps
Posted 7 November 2019

Two Smethwick men have been jailed for six years after attacking a man with a machete in a row over a van.
The pair were brought to justice after police found forensic evidence linking one of the attackers to a fingerprint on the weapon which they dropped at the scene.

Posted 7 November 2019

A man who claimed to have been carjacked at gunpoint last night has been arrested – after West Midlands Police officers found evidence suggesting he’d invented the story in a bid to cover up a drink drive crash.

Posted 7 November 2019

A former West Midlands Police worker who supplied confidential information to her associates has been jailed following a counter-corruption investigation by the force.

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Posted 6 November 2019

West Midlands Police is gearing up for the return of the Frankfurt Christmas Market this week for its 20th year in Birmingham.

Martyn Turley
Posted 6 November 2019

A Tipton man today (6 November) pleaded guilty to stabbing another man to death in Halesowen last December.

Martyn Turley, aged 58, fatally stabbed 34-year-old Stuart Roe during the early hours of 30 December 2018 in Springfield Drive, Halesowen, but the reason has never been revealed

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Posted 6 November 2019

Officers have launched a fresh plea for information after the death of a pedestrian who was seriously injured in a collision in Dudley.

Francis Wright - who was also known as Alan - was struck by a car while crossing Himley Road just before 6pm on 28 October.

Zaoheb Iqbal
Posted 6 November 2019

A Coventry man has been jailed for nine years after admitting conspiracy to supply class A and B drugs.

Posted 6 November 2019

Police are appealing for information and dash cam footage after a collision involving a car and three mopeds in Solihull.
Emergency services were called to Damson Parkway at just after 12.40pm yesterday (Tuesday 5 November).

Wesley McDonnell
Posted 5 November 2019

A callous burglar who targeted the Birmingham home of a World War II veteran has been jailed after West Midlands Police traced him from blood found on a broken window.

Posted 5 November 2019

Officers in Walsall have developed a scheme aimed at steering youngsters away from getting involved in crime and anti-social behaviour by improving their confidence and getting them involved in a range of team building exercises.

Ross O'Grady
Posted 5 November 2019

A former Walsall police officer was jailed last week (Wednesday 30 October) for child sex offences.

Ross O‘Grady originally pleaded not guilty to eight charges of sexual assault against three victims between 2014 and 2016.

Car accident
Posted 5 November 2019

Police are appealing for information after a man was seriously injured following a hit-and-run in Walsall last night (Monday 4 November).

The pedestrian was struck by a car on Lindon Road, Brownhills just before 7.30pm.

Posted 4 November 2019

The UK threat level from terrorism has today (Monday 4 November, 2019) been reduced to Substantial - meaning an attack is likely.

Karen Geddes
Posted 3 November 2019

An inspirational officer who has become West Midlands Police’s most senior black female bobby has received a national award for her leadership qualities.

Posted 2 November 2019

A team of enthusiastic neighbourhood police officers and community volunteers came together in the Brandwood ward in Birmingham yesterday (Friday 1 November) to organise a clean-up of the area.

Dwaine Junior Haughton
Posted 1 November 2019

A group of four men involved in the fatal shooting of a 24-year-old man as he sat in a parked car in Wolverhampton have been jailed for a combined total of 94 years.

Posted 1 November 2019
Detectives investigating a series of break-ins across the Black Country have today (1 November) charged a fourth man.
Car cruisers
Posted 1 November 2019

Scores of drivers have been sent official warnings by West Midlands Police after their cars were seen at an illegal cruising event.

Driver jumps into the back of the car
Posted 1 November 2019

This is the moment police brought a dangerous driver’s 137mph getaway to an end − before he jumped into the back seat of the car and claimed he wasn’t driving.

Officers used tactical contact to stop the Mini Cooper from driving the wrong way up an M6 slip road.

Posted 1 November 2019

Police are currently investigating a serious collision involving three cars on M6 Northbound in the early hours of this morning (Friday 1 November). 

Emergency services were called to reports of a collision on the M6 northbound between junction 5 and 6 for Spaghetti just after 4.30am.

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Posted 31 October 2019

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

Arman Rezazadeh, aged 34, smashed windows of five north Birmingham mosques in the early hours of 21 March this year, sparking widespread concern in the community.

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