News Archive for September 2018
Police are investigating an incident in which a corrosive substance was thrown at a man on High Street in Bloxwich this evening (30 September).
The man, who is in his 40s, was sitting in his car at around 6.50pm when he felt something thrown in his face.
Four weeks on from the murder of Fidel Glasgow outside Club M in Coventry city centre, detectives are continuing to appeal for witnesses to come forward.
Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal collision in Kingswinford, Dudley last night (27 September).
Officers were called to Lodge Lane outside Summerhill School just after 7pm where two motorcyclists had collided with a car.
An investigation has been launched after a man in his 60s was attacked in Market Place, Dudley at around 11pm on Tuesday (25 September).
West Midlands Police has appealed for help to find a man suspected of being part of a heartless gang that conned pensioners out of their savings.
Police are appealing for information following a serious assault on a woman outside St Mary’s Church in Handsworth in the early hours of Wednesday (26 September).
Five men have been arrested in connection with a fatal shooting in Lee Bank last month.
Anthony Sargeant, aged 33, was shot at from a car in Rickman Drive, Lee Bank just before 9:45pm on Saturday 25 August.
The thieves raided Eternity Diamonds just after 10.30am on Thursday 23 August, in front of a shocked staff member.
Sledge hammers were used to smash the glass display cabinets and the crooks stuffed jewellery into carrier bags.
Police are appealing for help in tracing three masked thieves who bundled a safe containing Asian gold into a car before fleeing the scene.
Officers were called to reports of a residential burglary in Holly Road, Handsworth, just after 6pm on Saturday 15 September.
Two “despicable” brothers with a history of duping elderly folk out of their savings are back behind bars after a West Midlands Police investigation revealed they’d conned more pensioners with rogue trader scams.
Police are appealing for information following a hit-and-run collision in Coventry yesterday (Monday 24 September).
A father and his seven-year-old son were struck by a white vehicle while crossing the A45 Fletchamstead Highway, near the Kenilworth Road junction around 4.40pm.
Detectives investigating the shooting of a man in the South Woodgate area of Birmingham are urging witnesses to come forward.
The 23-year-old victim was chased down an alleyway in Gravel Bank at around 2:40pm on Sunday (23 September) and was shot in the shoulder.
Two people have been charged in connection with an armed robbery at a shop in Sandwell Road, Handsworth on Sunday (23 September).
West Midlands Police is preparing for one of the largest security operations of its kind in the region as Birmingham gets ready to host the Conservative Party Conference 2018.