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Fifth man sought over roofing scams which saw £1000s stolen from elderly victims

Following the imprisonment of two brothers and two other men in relation to a roofing scam which saw tens of thousands of pounds stolen...

JAILED: Prolific thief threatened supermarket staff with machete & ‘HIV infected needle’

A prolific shoplifter who threatened local supermarket staff with a machete and a needle during a week long crime spree has been jailed for...

Missing William Moss – 77 – FOUND safe & well

  From West Midlands Police: “Good news! William Moss has been found safe and well. A big thank you to everyone who shared our appeal....

Last chance for local young people to stand in Youth Police & Crime Commissioner...

As the deadline for nominations draws close, young people across the West Midlands are being urged to put themselves forward as candidates to become...

JAILED: “Despicable” brothers who took £1000s from pensioners in roofing con

Rogue trader brothers with a history of tricking vulnerable people out of their savings were sent back to prison last week after Birmingham Crown...

CCTV APPEAL: Two sought in relation to Kings Norton burglary

West Midlands Police have launched an appeal to find two people they wish to speak to in relation to a Kings Norton burglary. Birmingham Police...

Police appeal for witnesses to Woodgate shooting

West Midlands Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a man was shot in an incident in Woodgate on Sunday (23rd September). The...
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[VIDEO] Police respond to Queen Elizabeth Hospital bomb threat hoax

Visitors to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham in Edgbaston were evacuated this evening (Monday 24th September) as police officers dealt with a bomb threat.  The...

Update from Cllr Brett O’Reilly and Travel for West Midlands regarding overlay parking on Longbridge...

Travel for West Midlands (TfWM) offer assurance to concerned road users that work to rectify the overlay parking on Longbridge Lane, is in hand. Since National...

[Updated] Body found in Worcester river in search for missing Bromsgrove teen

Update Friday 28th September: Sadly, a body has been found in the search for missing teenager Thomas Jones.  West Mercia Police said: “Sadly, officers searching...

Two women injured after being ‘struck by a car’ in West Heath disorder

West Midlands Police are investigating after two women were struck by a car in West Heath in the early hours of this morning (Sunday...

Steelhouse Lane Halloween Ghost Hunt – Are you brave enough to spend the night?!

West Midlands Police have teamed up with the paranormal adventure specialists, Haunted Houses to bring a truly unique (and probably rather frightening!) opportunity this...

Victim ‘terrified’ by late night encounter with man with knife

A woman has described being 'terrified' after she and a male friend were threatened by a man with a knife as they walked in...

Appeal after shots fired at Cotteridge home

West Midlands Police are investigating after a Cotteridge house was shot at from a passing car last night (Wednesday 19th September).  Officers were called to...

[Updated] Two arrested after string of burglaries in and around Northfield

Updates: Thursday 20 September: the two men have been charged and will appear before magistrates today Friday 21st September: both men were refused bail and...

‘Bus’ted! Police officers film offenders from buses in pioneering initiative

A pioneering initiative to clamp down on reckless drivers who use mobile phones at the wheel has been launched (Monday 17 Sept) by West Midlands...