From West Midlands Police:

TWIN brothers have appeared in court accused of dousing a Birmingham police station front office with petrol and threatening to torch the building.

Robert and Joseph Blair − aged 49 − appeared before Birmingham magistrates yesterday (26 August) to hear claims they emptied a petrol canister in the reception area of Bournville police station in the early hours of Saturday (22 August).

Both men, who are unemployed, are charged with criminal damage with intent to endanger life.

Robert Blair, from Bentley Court in Weoley Castle, and Joseph Blair from Baldwin Road, Kings Norton were remanded in custody and will next appear at Birmingham Crown Court on 2 December.


  1. How aweful…If they are guilty this is in effect a terrorist attack on a instutution….
    i am so glad no police officers were hurt.


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