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News Archive for April 2020

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Posted
30 April 2020

A Dudley man has appeared before magistrates this morning (30 April) charged with the death of his five-month-old daughter in September 2017.

Tin Sing
Posted
30 April 2020

The people of Quarry Bank have rallied together to support the owners of a Chinese takeaway which was targeted with racist graffiti. The story of their amazing community spirit has now been turned into a work of art by an international illustrator.

Coventry Police expanded gangs unit targeting drug networks
Posted
30 April 2020

We’ve bolstered the specialist unit targeting gangs in Coventry – and the newly-expanded team is making its presence felt with a flurry of arrests and weapons seizures.

Graham
Posted
30 April 2020

In response to COVID-19 our staff and officers are working to keep you safe. For some this has meant a change to their role, the way they work and some personal sacrifices.

WMP
Posted
30 April 2020

A Coventry woman who broke into a doctor’s car and stole his belongings last week has been jailed. 

Sabrina Moustakim, 32, of Hastings Road in Stoke, was captured on CCTV on Wednesday 22 April stealing a bag containing a doctor’s bank cards and his NHS ID.

Karl Gallagher
Posted
29 April 2020

A teenager has been charged with the murder of Karl Gallagher, who was stabbed to death in Smethwick.

Tyrell Harris, 19, of Helvellyn Way, West Bromwich, has been remanded in custody to appear before Wolverhampton magistrates tomorrow (Thursday).

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Posted
29 April 2020

Officers from Sutton Coldfield neighbourhood team assisted business owner Kabir Uddin from Bashundora restaurant to hand deliver food to staff at two local care homes.
 

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Posted
29 April 2020

We are investigating one of our officers who stopped a teenager who was seen acting suspiciously. 

The 15-year-old was told he would be stopped and searched under the Misuse of Drugs Act in Melbourne Avenue, Newtown, at around 5pm on 21 April.

WMP
Posted
29 April 2020

We’ve charged two people after a doctor’s personal items were stolen outside a pharmacy in Coventry last week.

Puppies
Posted
28 April 2020

People seeking the companionship of a new pet during the Covid-19 lockdown are being conned by cruel fraudsters - with victims handing over hundreds of pounds for kittens and pups being falsely advertised for sale.

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Posted
28 April 2020

We have arrested five people following a stabbing at a car garage in Smethwick yesterday (27 April).

We were called to Oldbury Road, shortly before 6pm yesterday, following reports a man in his 20s suffered serious slash wound injuries to his arm.

Karl Gallagher
Posted
28 April 2020

Eight men have been arrested following the murder of a man who was stabbed to death in Smethwick.

Teens charged with attempted murder over Solihull knife attack
Posted
28 April 2020

We’ve charged two teenagers with attempted murder over a fight in which a boy was stabbed in the back.

Our officers were called to Chapelhouse Road, Solihull, at 2.40pm on Sunday (26 April) following reports of a nearby disorder.

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Posted
28 April 2020

Detectives investigating a double killing after a cannabis farm raid in Dudley have charged a third man with murder.

Sageer Mohammed was yesterday detained in connection with the crossbow killings in Pensnett Road, Brierley Hill, in February this year.

Puppies
Posted
27 April 2020

We’re delighted to introduce our new NHS heroes litter − a super cute collection of five-week old German shepherd pups which you’ve helped name.

WMP's Student Officers on the front line during Covid-19 pandemic
Posted
27 April 2020

Hundreds of our Student Officers are cutting their teeth as PCs during the Covid-19 outbreak and doing a fantastic job keeping the public safe.

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Posted
26 April 2020

We have launched a murder investigation after a 20-year-old man was fatally stabbed in Smethwick earlier today (26 April).

Officers were called after the man was found with serious injuries at West Cross Shopping Centre at around 4.40pm.

Captain Tom
Posted
26 April 2020

Meet Captain Tom Moore! Our new police dog named in honour of the iconic NHS fundraiser following your nominations.

The 99-year-old war veteran was the overwhelming favourite during our online vote to name some of our newest pups after NHS Heroes.

Aaron Watson
Posted
25 April 2020

A wanted thug who left a police officer with a broken arm has been jailed after we caught him later hiding in a bush. 

Aaron Watson was already being sought on suspicion of assault when he punched PC Mohammed Javed to avoid being arrested in Coventry. 

Asda
Posted
25 April 2020

Our generous officers are going the extra mile to help the elderly and vulnerable in our communities - including buying a 95-year-old man a fridge to keep his food fresh.

Shops, pubs and other businesses are closed during the Coronavirus pandemic
Posted
24 April 2020

We've taken action after a pub was caught flouting the shutdown and trading in Wolverhampton.

We acted on intelligence and found evidence of The Pendulum in Pendeford open and serving alcohol.

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Posted
24 April 2020

Changes to our service

Throughout these changing times, one thing which will never change is our commitment to keeping you safe.

We want to reassure you that we’re still here to prevent crime, protect the public and help those in need.

WMP
Posted
24 April 2020

A team of daring Sandwell officers who pledged to show their support for the NHS, bravely shaved their hair off yesterday (Thursday 23 April).

PC Rayhan Ahmed policing President Trump’s visit to the UK
Posted
24 April 2020

In response to COVID-19 our staff and officers are working to keep you safe. For some this has meant a change to their role, the way they work and some personal sacrifices.

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