News Archive for November 2018
Police are currently dealing with an incident on Frederick Street, Wolverhampton near to the St. Johns Retail Park.
Reports of a collision involving three cars were received just before 4.45am this morning (25 November).
Police are treating the death of a man in Smethwick on Friday (23 November) as murder.
The 70-year-old was found at an address on White Road with unexplained injuries at around 2.45pm, and later died in hospital.
A murder investigation is underway after a 16-year-old boy died following a stabbing in Coventry last night (Saturday 24 November).
Officers were called by ambulance colleagues when the teenager was found injured in Deedmore Road, Wood End at around 11.40pm.
An Islamic tutor has been jailed for sexually abusing two girls during home study sessions at their Black Country home - as West Midlands Police urges anyone else who’s suffered at his hands to break their silence and seek support.
A woman is in a very serious condition after being injured in a hit and run collision in Halesowen last night (Friday 23 November).
The pedestrian, aged 52, was struck by a blue Audi on Long Lane at around 8.30pm.
Police are appealing for information following a fatal collision on Walsall Wood High Street this morning (Saturday 24 November).
A 28-year-old pedestrian was struck by a Range Rover at around 12.30am. He was transported to hospital, but died a short time later.
A man has been arrested following a 24-hour siege in Laurel Grove, Wolverhampton.
Armed police and negotiators were called in yesterday morning (23 November) after a 38-year-old man threatened to harm officers carrying out a pre-planned arrest.
A driver, who killed a young woman as he tried to outrun police in Kingstanding earlier this year, has been jailed for six-and-a-half years.
20-year-old Branden Daniels of Chingford Road, Kingstanding was behind the wheel of a stolen Audi being pursued by police on 29 July.
This is the moment a young girl was reunited with her beloved pet dog after he was snatched from a secure family garden in Stourport last May when he was just six-months-old.
A violent thug who killed an innocent bystander with a single punch in Willenhall has today (Friday 23 November) been jailed for five years.
A Birmingham man has been jailed after a traffic warden was viciously attacked by a gang of four following an earlier dispute.
Police in Walsall have stepped up patrols in Streetly after 24 burglaries have been reported since the beginning of October with thieves predominately stealing car keys from houses and then taking the car from the driveway.
Officers went to make a pre-planned arrest at an address on Laurel Grove, Wolverhampton this morning (23 November).
On arrival a 38-year-old man refused to allow officers entry and threatened to harm them if they tried.
West Midlands Police is urging supporters to enjoy Sunday’s derby between Aston Villa and Birmingham City this weekend.
A Sandwell man who went on a murderous rampage while suffering a mental health crisis has been given a hospital order for the manslaughter of his mother’s neighbour.
Eight firearms have been recovered in Birmingham in just a month, we can reveal today, as our fight against gun crime continues apace.
And yesterday (Wednesday), another firearm believed to be linked to Birmingham gun crime was found in Solihull.
West Midlands Police continues to warn of the dangers of carrying knives after two people were found guilty of the murder of Ozell Pemberton in Sutton Coldfield.
Sandwell Police have launched an appeal for information after fireworks were thrown into The Shireland Pub in Smethwick last month.
On 31 October at around 6pm, four men walked into the pub on Shireland Road and threw lit fireworks towards the bar area causing extensive damage.
Police are appealing for information after a man was injured when a van was stolen in Coventry on Monday 19 November.
Officers were called to the junction of Caludon Road and Swan Lane just before 1pm to reports that a man was hanging from the windscreen of the white Transit.
A handgun, ammunition and crack cocaine have been found at a house in #Coventry following a police search on Monday night.
Detectives investigating a burglary have released images of expensive watches stolen from a Walsall home earlier this month.
The items were taken from an house in Bridle Lane, Streetly on Saturday 10 November.
A new national campaign has launched this week (19 November), backed by West Midlands Counter Terrorism Unit and West Midlands Police, urging the public to remain alert and help keep events and crowded places safe by being vigilant and reporting anything suspicious.