News Archive for December 2018
West Midlands Police has launched an investigation after the body of a woman was found this morning (31 Dec) inside a Black Country flat.
A murder investigation has been launched after a man was found with fatal stab wounds in Halesowen this morning (30 December).
Police are investigating a fatal collision in Balsall Heath last night (Friday 28 December).
A male pedestrian, in his 40s, was struck by a car around 10.45pm on Highgate Road and sadly pronounced dead at the scene.
Officers are continuing to work tirelessly to tackle firearms in the region as part of Operation Yawbridge and as the end of the year approaches the tally of viable firearms taken off the streets has reached an incredible 135.
Hall Green officers have stepped in to donate toys to a family following a burglary at their home.
Just four days before Christmas, offenders broke into the home of a single mother and her four-year-old son in Baldwins Lane, Hall Green stealing Christmas presents and food.
The Deputy Chief Constable of West Midlands Police has been recognised for her dedication to policing and tackling domestic abuse in the New Year's Honours List.
DCC Louisa Rolfe has received the royal seal of approval by being awarded an OBE (Officer of the Most Excellent Order).
Police across the region have been working tirelessly in recent months to tackle burglary.
In the last week, a total of 16 people have been arrested, 13 of which have been charged with burglary and other offences.
Two men responsible for a surge in car crime in the NCP car park in Dale End have been put behind bars.
Officers investigating a mini crimewave of thefts from cars, that included sat navs, cash, and sunglasses, launched an investigation to find the culprits.
Tributes have been paid to a 'loved and well-known' mother, sister, daughter and friend who died following a collision in Coventry earlier this month.
Prakash Kaur was struck by a blue Subaru car in Foleshill Road, neat the community centre, at just after 4pm on Friday 14 December.
This Christmas, one of our officers has put some extra thought into a present for her dad - by changing her collar number to her ex-police officer dad’s old number.
The painting, regeneration and clearing of an overgrown churchyard in the centre of Halesowen is bringing the neighbourhood closer together in time for Christmas and the New Year.
A cyclist tragically killed in a collision in Eastcote Lane, Solihull on Saturday 22 December, has been named as Anthony Satterthwaite.
It is believed the 51-year-old man was struck by a Porsche Boxster travelling in the opposite direction, just before 12pm.
Detectives have named a pensioner who died in hospital days after being found with injuries at his Kings Heath home.
A murder investigation was launched following the death of 69-year-old Robert Morrison, who was a wheelchair user, on Sunday 16 December.
Police are appealing for information following a serious collision on Eastcote Lane, Solihull yesterday afternoon (Saturday 22 December).
Officers were called to the road just before 12pm where a cyclist was struck by a Porsche Boxster car travelling in the opposite direction.
A committed cop who has led the way in tackling abuse against females has been presented with an MBE in honour of her dedication to protecting others.
A drug dealer who was caught with a revolver and machete in his car has been locked up for more than 11 years as police continue to crackdown on dangerous weapons.
Police are appealing for information following a serious collision on Bristol Road, Edgbaston yesterday afternoon (Saturday 22 December).
Officers were called to the road after a pedestrian was struck by a car as she got off a bus just before 3.30pm.
Police are appealing for information following a stabbing in Birmingham city centre in the early hours of this morning (Saturday 22 December).
Officers were called to Lionel Street just before 2am where a member of the public found a 24-year-old man with stab wounds to the chest.
A team of enthusiastic volunteers battled the torrential downpours and helped to stall suspected drink drivers in Birmingham during an operation led by the force’s Special Constabulary.
West Midlands Police has treated a courageous Birmingham teenager to an early Christmas surprise after hearing how he tackled a burglar who ran into his school grounds.