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Murder probe launched after Summer Lane stabbing victim diesat your door.” The victim remains in a serious but stable condition in hospita
Murder probe launched after Summer Lane stabbing victim dies
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at your door.” The victim remains in a serious but stable condition in hospital while no arrests have yet been made. West Midlands Police say they are not linking the incidents. Anyone with information about either incident is urged to call... Read more
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Express and Star
Birmingham murder: Man dies two days after stabbing in city « Express & Starflared near Marks and Spencers and the Bullring at around midnight on Monday.
Birmingham murder: Man dies two days after stabbing in city « Express & Star
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flared near Marks and Spencers and the Bullring at around midnight on Monday. Anyone with information is urged to call West Midlands Police on 101. Alternatively people can leave information anonymously by calling Crimestoppers the independent... Read more
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Man swept out to sea named as West Midlands man Luke MortonA man swept out into the sea off the Welsh coast is from the West Midlands, pol
Man swept out to sea named as West Midlands man Luke Morton
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A man swept out into the sea off the Welsh coast is from the West Midlands, police have confirmed. Luke Morton, aged 23, is believed to have been cut off by the tide before being swept off rocks and into the sea. The incident happened near the... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Drug dealer who used his three-old daughter as 'smokescreen' gets eight yearson April 14. An industrial press containing traces of cocaine was also found a
Drug dealer who used his three-old daughter as 'smokescreen' gets eight years
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on April 14. An industrial press containing traces of cocaine was also found at his address in Aqueduct Lane, Alvechurch. West Midlands Police said Brookes pleaded guilty to possession of a Class A drug with intent to supply and jailed for eight... Read more
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Two gunmen from New Year salon shooting in Birmingham still wanted by policeLetisha Shakespeare outside an Aston hair salon. The case remains open ten yea
Two gunmen from New Year salon shooting in Birmingham still wanted by police
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Letisha Shakespeare outside an Aston hair salon. The case remains open ten years on, Detective Superintendent Rich Baker, West Midlands Police Head of Major Investigation said. And murder cops are ready to look into any fresh evidence,... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Drug dealers that killed teen post 'absolutely sickening selfies' from jailor to be the father he could have been to his children. Speaking after sentenc
Drug dealers that killed teen post 'absolutely sickening selfies' from jail
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or to be the father he could have been to his children. Speaking after sentencing Detective Inspector Warren Hines, from West Midlands Police, said: “My assessment of Frye is that he’s a lawless, violent, unstable criminal. “Baillie is a drug... Read more
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Express and Star
Netherton crash: Motorcyclist injured after road smash « Express & Starimmobilised." She said the driver of the car, a man, sustained minor injuries
Netherton crash: Motorcyclist injured after road smash « Express & Star
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immobilised." She said the driver of the car, a man, sustained minor injuries but did not require hospital treatment. West Midlands Police spokeswoman, Kate Baker, said: "Officers are currently at the scene and a diversion is in place,... Read more
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Pokemon Go: Police called 14 times over 'disturbances' caused by game sensation « Express & StarFigures released by West Midlands Police following a Freedom of Information req
Pokemon Go: Police called 14 times over 'disturbances' caused by game sensation « Express & Star
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Figures released by West Midlands Police following a Freedom of Information request show that the force was called out on average more than twice a day in July by people concerned about those playing the game. Three incidents attended by officers... Read more
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Informants paid more than £500,000 by West Midlands Police « Express & StarMarch 2014 the figure was £183,152. The total sum paid to informants over the
Informants paid more than £500,000 by West Midlands Police « Express & Star
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March 2014 the figure was £183,152. The total sum paid to informants over the last three years was £538,265. Bosses at West Midlands Police said informants were used as a last resort when all other "less intrusive methods" had already been used... Read more
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West Midlands Police apologise after man's family had to wait a week to learn he had died « Express & Starhostel in Handsworth a few months earlier. His body was discovered on Septembe
West Midlands Police apologise after man's family had to wait a week to learn he had died « Express & Star
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hostel in Handsworth a few months earlier. His body was discovered on September 17, yet Sandwell Coroners Court heard that West Midlands Police sent a notification of the death to an incorrect email – with Mr Tomes body still at the undertaker’s... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Britain's top undercover cop says we MUST legalise drugs to beat gangsdrugs supply in this country. There is no other criminality that can cause that
Britain's top undercover cop says we MUST legalise drugs to beat gangs
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drugs supply in this country. There is no other criminality that can cause that kind of corruption at all." This year a West Midlands Police operation led to the jailing of gun-running gang linked to the Burger Bar Boys. Kumran Ghalib, 35, of... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Undercover cop reveals how he risked his life to bring down notorious drug gangdrugs supply in this country. There is no other criminality that can cause that
Undercover cop reveals how he risked his life to bring down notorious drug gang
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drugs supply in this country. There is no other criminality that can cause that kind of corruption at all." This year a West Midlands Police operation led to the jailing of gun-running gang linked to the Burger Bar Boys. Kumran Ghalib, 35, of... Read more
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Revealed: Undercover detective who smashed Burger Bar Boys gangdrugs supply in this country. There is no other criminality that can cause that
Revealed: Undercover detective who smashed Burger Bar Boys gang
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drugs supply in this country. There is no other criminality that can cause that kind of corruption at all.” This year a West Midlands Police operation led to the jailing of gun-running gang linked to the Burger Bar Boys (see video above). He... Read more
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Daily Star
Cop compared to 'Osama bin Laden' sackedHe won £11,000 in compensation Pc Tariq Dost won £11,000 in a compensation pay
Cop compared to 'Osama bin Laden' sacked
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He won £11,000 in compensation Pc Tariq Dost won £11,000 in a compensation payout seven years ago. A civilian manager at West Midlands Police had compared the Muslim officer to terrorist leader bin Laden. Pc Dost, 49, based in Solihull, was... Read more
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Killers of teenager Connor Smith pose for 'phone photos' in jailthe father he could have been to his children. Read More Speaking after sente
Killers of teenager Connor Smith pose for 'phone photos' in jail
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the father he could have been to his children. Read More Speaking after sentencing Detective Inspector Warren Hines, from West Midlands Police, said: “My assessment of Frye is that he’s a lawless, violent, unstable criminal. “Baillie is a drug... Read more
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Man's body found next to Willenhall street « Express & Starand paramedics were sent to the scene where the man was pronounced dead. His d
Man's body found next to Willenhall street « Express & Star
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and paramedics were sent to the scene where the man was pronounced dead. His death is not being treated as suspicious. A West Midlands Police spokesman said: "Police were called to an area just off St Annes Road in Willenhall to a report of a... Read more
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Stabbing in Birmingham city centre - updatesLane. My colleague Jasbir Authi is still at the scene of the stabbing in Birmi
Stabbing in Birmingham city centre - updates
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Lane. My colleague Jasbir Authi is still at the scene of the stabbing in Birmingham city centre. Det Sgt Adam Hicklin, of West Midlands Police CID, said a police investigation was well underway. We’re in the early stages of the investigation but... Read more
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M6 death crash: Tributes paid to Telford father-of-two Anthony Marston as investigations continue « Shropshire Starpolice are still trying to gather information about the circumstances that led
M6 death crash: Tributes paid to Telford father-of-two Anthony Marston as investigations continue « Shropshire Star
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police are still trying to gather information about the circumstances that led to the crash. In a statement issued through West Midlands Police, Mr Marston’s family said: “Tony was a loving father to Laura and Luke and husband to Sue. He lived life... Read more
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94 laser pen incidents at Birmingham Airport in 12 monthsGovernment insisted it is “looking to make changes” to control the sale and use
94 laser pen incidents at Birmingham Airport in 12 months
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Government insisted it is “looking to make changes” to control the sale and use of laser pens as soon as possible. West Midlands Police footage of a youth shining a laser pen into a helicopter from a previous incident CAA figures show... Read more
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Express and Star
“It’s an awful event, it’s devastating" - Late Second World War hero’s medals snatched « Express & Starthat we used to spend a lot of time in during the summer. “As he got older he
“It’s an awful event, it’s devastating" - Late Second World War hero’s medals snatched « Express & Star
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that we used to spend a lot of time in during the summer. “As he got older he stayed active, right up until his death.” West Midlands Police forensic experts have been combing the scene while officers have been speaking to local residents and... Read more
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Birmingham Mail breaking news live on August 23to the scene at 4.50pm on August 22 and the area around the Digbeth Branch Cana
Birmingham Mail breaking news live on August 23
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to the scene at 4.50pm on August 22 and the area around the Digbeth Branch Canal, in Fazeley Street, was cordoned off. West Midlands Police has not released any details about the man but a spokesperson told the Mail the death was not being... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Police officer who sued force over Bin Laden jibe sacked for threatening witnessA police officer who once sued West Midlands police after a manager said he res
Police officer who sued force over Bin Laden jibe sacked for threatening witness
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A police officer who once sued West Midlands police after a manager said he resembled Osama bin Laden, has been sacked for threatening a court witness. Pc Tariq Dost was dismissed without notice this morning at a special case misconduct hearing,... Read more
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West Midlands Police museum to hold open dayDID you know a former West Midlands Police chief played in goal for Blues? Wan
West Midlands Police museum to hold open day
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DID you know a former West Midlands Police chief played in goal for Blues? Want to know why the records show no pictures of people arrested for being drunk and disorderly? The answers to these and countless other pieces of West Midlands Police... Read more
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Revealed: How social services failed three neglected childrenabused or neglected died in Birmingham within just eight weeks – three of them
Revealed: How social services failed three neglected children
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abused or neglected died in Birmingham within just eight weeks – three of them well-known to social services. In one case West Midlands Police urged social services to take a four year-old child into care after a fire at his home. But the... Read more
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A BIRMINGHAM teenager left fighting for life after being struck by lighting suffered “massive scorch marks” over his body, it emerged today.and was trying to resuscitate him. A second teenage boy suffered convulsions c
A BIRMINGHAM teenager left fighting for life after being struck by lighting suffered “massive scorch marks” over his body, it emerged today.
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and was trying to resuscitate him. A second teenage boy suffered convulsions consistent with an electric shock. A West Midlands Police spokesman said six boys, all aged between 16 and 17, were taken to hospital. Mohammed’s five pals were... Read more
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Bin Laden slur Muslim PC wins £11,000 payout in racism claimOsama Bin Laden, mocked his beard and referred to his prayers as “shouting and
Bin Laden slur Muslim PC wins £11,000 payout in racism claim
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Osama Bin Laden, mocked his beard and referred to his prayers as “shouting and wailing”, has won £11,000 in damages against West Midlands Police. PC Tariq Dost, of Small Heath, said the comments made by his former line manager Darren Yates left him... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Driver killed in M6 horror lorry crash was 'loving' dad-tworepair work was carried out BPMMotorists posted pictures of the gridlock traff
Driver killed in M6 horror lorry crash was 'loving' dad-two
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repair work was carried out BPMMotorists posted pictures of the gridlock traffic on Twitter Sergeant Alan Wood, from West Midlands Police, added: "A number of witnesses have come forward, however we are aware that the M6 was very busy at that... Read more
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Birmingham Mail breaking news live on August 23in a late-night attack in Birmingham city centre. It happened just before midn
Birmingham Mail breaking news live on August 23
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in a late-night attack in Birmingham city centre. It happened just before midnight on Monday in the Carrs Lane area. West Midlands Police said the victim was thought to be in his late teens. He was rushed to hospital where he remained in a... Read more
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Armed police descend on Aldridge park after youths spotted with guns « Express & StarAccording to a West Midlands Police spokesman, ‘four or five cars’ were sent to
Armed police descend on Aldridge park after youths spotted with guns « Express & Star
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According to a West Midlands Police spokesman, ‘four or five cars’ were sent to The Croft off Rookery Lane when a person phoned for help at 12.55pm after seeing them with the weapons. Officers attended and found the guns were BB guns, which they... Read more
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Teen fighting for life after city centre stabbingsealed off by police combing the area in the search for evidence. There are fe
Teen fighting for life after city centre stabbing
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sealed off by police combing the area in the search for evidence. There are few details of the victim at this stage. West Midlands Police said he was a man believed to be in his late teens. Good morning and welcome to our live updates... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Tipper truck which killed boy aged 3 in horror accident 'was driven by relative'by the truck shortly before 3.50pm, police said, although the circumstances sur
Tipper truck which killed boy aged 3 in horror accident 'was driven by relative'
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by the truck shortly before 3.50pm, police said, although the circumstances surrounding the incident remain unclear. A West Midlands Police spokesman told the Birmingham Mail: “Sadly, a three-year-old boy was pronounced dead at the... Read more
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Police issue frosty warning after man calls to complain about noisy ice cream vanThe distressed caller dialled 101 after the van’s chimes became too much to han
Police issue frosty warning after man calls to complain about noisy ice cream van
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The distressed caller dialled 101 after the van’s chimes became too much to handle. West Midlands Police released a recording of the phone call in a bid to remind people to “think before you call”. The man starts by saying: “Hello, I’ve got a query... Read more
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Daily Record
Parents of boy aged 3 hit by tipper truck pay tribute to their 'beautiful angel'by the truck shortly before 3.50pm, police said, although the circumstances sur
Parents of boy aged 3 hit by tipper truck pay tribute to their 'beautiful angel'
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by the truck shortly before 3.50pm, police said, although the circumstances surrounding the incident remain unclear. A West Midlands Police spokesman told the Birmingham Mail: “Sadly, a three-year-old boy was pronounced dead at the... Read more
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Body recovered from canal on outskirts of Birmingham city centreto the scene at 4.50pm on August 22 and the area around the Digbeth Branch Cana
Body recovered from canal on outskirts of Birmingham city centre
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to the scene at 4.50pm on August 22 and the area around the Digbeth Branch Canal, in Fazeley Street, was cordoned off. West Midlands Police (WMP) has not released any details about the man but a spokesperson told the Mail the death was not... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Parents of boy aged 3 hit by tipper truck pay tribute to their 'beautiful angel'by the truck shortly before 3.50pm, police said, although the circumstances sur
Parents of boy aged 3 hit by tipper truck pay tribute to their 'beautiful angel'
Daily Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
by the truck shortly before 3.50pm, police said, although the circumstances surrounding the incident remain unclear. A West Midlands Police spokesman told the Birmingham Mail: “Sadly, a three-year-old boy was pronounced dead at the... Read more
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Could buskers be banned from Wednesbury? « Express & Starpetition is asking for buskers who come into town to be regulated over the nois
Could buskers be banned from Wednesbury? « Express & Star
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petition is asking for buskers who come into town to be regulated over the noise of the music.”What do you think? A West Midlands Police spokesman said: “If it is a noise nuisance issue it will be council-led. But the police do have powers... Read more
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Teen fighting for life after city centre stabbingsealed off by police combing the area in the search for evidence. There are fe
Teen fighting for life after city centre stabbing
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sealed off by police combing the area in the search for evidence. There are few details of the victim at this stage. West Midlands Police said he was a man believed to be in his late teens. Good morning and welcome to our live updates... Read more
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'We will never get over losing MJ': Parents tell of heartbreak at death of their 'happy chap' « Express & Starand well-wishers and people are lost for words. There’s been a lot of family su
'We will never get over losing MJ': Parents tell of heartbreak at death of their 'happy chap' « Express & Star
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and well-wishers and people are lost for words. There’s been a lot of family support.” Specialist officers from the West Midlands Police family liaison unit are also supporting the family.Subscribe to our Newsletter Subscribe to our mailing... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Listen as man phones police to complain about loud ICE CREAM vanThe man dialled 101 after taking offence at the chimes which he claimed were di
Listen as man phones police to complain about loud ICE CREAM van
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The man dialled 101 after taking offence at the chimes which he claimed were disturbing his peace. West Midlands Police have now released a recording of the complaint, made to the non-emergency number, the Birmingham Mail reported . The member of... Read more
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Listen: Caller rings police to complain about loud ICE CREAM vanman that he needs to call his local council because it is an environmental heal
Listen: Caller rings police to complain about loud ICE CREAM van
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man that he needs to call his local council because it is an environmental health issue. Posting the footage on Twitter, West Midlands Police wrote: “The chimes from the ice cream van too loud? That’s not appropriate to call 101 about!” The... Read more
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Teacher in drunken row, M6 fatal crashan investigation into the blaze continues, West Midlands Fire Service said: “Th
Teacher in drunken row, M6 fatal crash
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an investigation into the blaze continues, West Midlands Fire Service said: “The incident is believed to be arson, and West Midlands Police will now be investigating.” Something to be wary of if you’re on the trains heading through Dorridge at... Read more
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Wolverhampton container yard blaze treated as suspected arsoncommunity, but also our firefighters. “If you have any information that may he
Wolverhampton container yard blaze treated as suspected arson
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community, but also our firefighters. “If you have any information that may help the police with their investigation, call West Midlands Police on 101.” West Midlands Fire ServiceFlames and smoke leap into sky in fire at container yard,... Read more
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Wolverhampton haulage yard fire being treated as suspicious « Express & Starat Majors Service Ltd in Hickman Avenue at around 1.45am yesterday after receiv
Wolverhampton haulage yard fire being treated as suspicious « Express & Star
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at Majors Service Ltd in Hickman Avenue at around 1.45am yesterday after receiving reports of multiple HGVs being on fire. West Midlands Police also attended the scene and closed off the road to the Parkside Industrial Estate. The fire service... Read more
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Man ran from the scene in Wolverhamptoneither. A winch was used to tow the vehicle out after it embedded in the front
Man ran from the scene in Wolverhampton
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either. A winch was used to tow the vehicle out after it embedded in the front of the semi-detached house. Read More A West Midlands Police spokesman said: "The driver of the 4x4, described as a black man, fled from the scene. We are searching... Read more
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Walsall's new Oak Park Leisure Centre targeted by yobs causing damage « Express & StarThe West Midlands Police Aldridge North and Walsall Wood neighbourhood team wil
Walsall's new Oak Park Leisure Centre targeted by yobs causing damage « Express & Star
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The West Midlands Police Aldridge North and Walsall Wood neighbourhood team will step up patrols at Oak Park Leisure Centre after being alerted to young people damaging facilities at the site. The leisure centre opened on August 9. Sergeant Joanne... Read more
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"My world is broken" - Heartbreaking tributes paid to boy killed in horror smash « Express & Starmy heart or mind.” Another message said: “Goodnight our cheeky chappy. We will
"My world is broken" - Heartbreaking tributes paid to boy killed in horror smash « Express & Star
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my heart or mind.” Another message said: “Goodnight our cheeky chappy. We will miss your beautiful smile.” In a statement West Midlands Police said: “Police were alerted by colleagues from the ambulance service to a collision between a Transit... Read more
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New joint task group tackle problem traveller camps « Express & Starwhich have been broken into, as well as checking those which could be at risk i
New joint task group tackle problem traveller camps « Express & Star
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which have been broken into, as well as checking those which could be at risk in the future, and is working closely with West Midlands Police. However, there are concerns at the police’s response. Travellers who camped on a green area on Wyntor... Read more
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Shropshire Star
M6 reopens after crash left one man dead « Shropshire Starwith V Festival as it may impact some of the exodus. We will talk with V Festiv
M6 reopens after crash left one man dead « Shropshire Star
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with V Festival as it may impact some of the exodus. We will talk with V Festival to pass that message on." Witnesses to the crash should call West Midlands Police on 101 quoting reference number 1400 of August 21. Subscribe to our mail... Read more
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M6 reopens after crash left one man dead « Express & Starwith V Festival as it may impact some of the exodus. We will talk with V Festiv
M6 reopens after crash left one man dead « Express & Star
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with V Festival as it may impact some of the exodus. We will talk with V Festival to pass that message on." Witnesses to the crash should call West Midlands Police on 101 quoting reference number 1400 of August 21. Subscribe to our mail... Read more
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Rise in Walsall prostitution is blamed on police « Express & Starour area and bringing the whole area down.” Sergeant Julie Whiting, from St Ma
Rise in Walsall prostitution is blamed on police « Express & Star
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our area and bringing the whole area down.” Sergeant Julie Whiting, from St Matthews neighbourhood policing team, defended West Midlands Police’ handling of the issues. She said: “People do not want this type of behaviour on their doorstep and we... Read more
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