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The West Midlands Victims Commission aims to improve the way victims of crime are helped by police by providing support, information and specialist help. Experts from across the voluntary and...
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2015/01/30 17:56
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A rookie robber who raided a Leeds betting shop after reading an online guide called How to Rob a Bank has been jailed for 11 years. Gregory Dike had no previous criminal convictions before hatching...
2015/01/30 17:47
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Two brothers preyed on women in a series of robberies where they used chilli powder to blind their victims. Kashif Ashraf, 34, and Khalid Ashraf, 28, preyed on women, snatching mobile phones after...
2015/01/30 13:53
2015/01/30 13:53
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Police are urging van drivers to lock up - with a CCTV clip which reveals it takes a crook just six seconds to break into the vehicles. The footage shows two men quickly targeting a van, breaking in...
2015/01/30 12:53
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Firearms and drugs were seized during a search of a car and properties in Wolverhampton. West Midlands Police officers from Wolverhampton Central police station detained two men after stopping a...
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Two men have appeared in court accused of murdering a young Midland mother who disappeared 23 years ago. Nigel Barwell, 50, of Copperas Street, and Thomas O’Reilly, 50, of Ribble Road, both Coventry,...
2015/01/30 09:53
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A retired teacher who worked at a Chelmsley Wood school is facing jail for abusing three boys in the 1980s. John Patton was arrested over indecent assaults on two victims but press reports led to a...
2015/01/30 08:53
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Another 300 police officers disappeared from the streets of the West Midlands last year, according to new Home Office figures. The latest police workforce statistics showed total numbers fell by a...
2015/01/29 16:43
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An 82-year-old lollipop man had his stick wrenched from his grasp in what detectives have called a “senseless” attack. The pensioner had been helping schoolchildren across the road in Coventry,...
2015/01/29 12:53
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A lying Birmingham cabbie narrowly escaped jail when he tried to claim a pal was behind the wheel of his taxi when he was caught speeding. But he was Abid Manzoor was caught out when cops discovered...
2015/01/29 11:37
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A video of the incident last Wednesday shows the 82-year-old, who has spent 14 years helping children to cross roads across Coventry, walking out to stop traffic when the thief confronts him. The...
2015/01/29 10:37
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Video released by West Midlands Police yesterday, shows lorry driver Terence Poolman, 69, swerve onto the hard shoulder and hit RAC patrol man Mark Wooton as he attempted to attach safety lights to a...
2015/01/29 09:53
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Police are hunting a man who touched a teenager inappropriately in the toilets of a Black Country shopping centre. The 18-year-old youth was in the public conveniences at Cornbow shopping centre in...
2015/01/28 17:18
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This is the shocking moment an elderly lollipop man was robbed of his lollipop stick in broad daylight. CCTV footage captures the moment the unidentified victim offers to help a hooded youth cross a...
2015/01/28 14:53
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A police patrol car was repeatedly rammed when the driver of a suspected stolen vehicle in Birmingham tried to escape capture by cops. The stolen Audi then collided with another vehicle and mounted...
2015/01/28 11:53
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Two men have appeared in court accused of murdering young West Midlands mum Nicola Payne who disappeared 23 years ago. Nigel Barwell, 50, of Copperas Street, and Thomas O’Reilly, 50, of Ribble Road,...
2015/01/28 11:24
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After conning his way into the former headteacher's Wolverhampton home The death of a former headteacher who suffered a stroke minutes after burglars ransacked her home has been described as an...
2015/01/28 07:43
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The incident took place at North East Wolverhampton Academy, Marsh Lane, Fordhouses. Principal Bal Pierpoint said each student was given a small quantity of iodine in a test tube, she said, and one...
2015/01/28 06:53
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MORE than 600 suspects have been arrested over the rioting that swept through Birmingham and the Black Country last month. The figure was revealed by West Midlands Police as the force released fresh...
2015/01/28 06:53
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A WEDDING suite doubles as a seedy swingers’ club where strangers meet for illicit encounters, the Sunday Mercury can reveal. The 1,000-seater Million Dollar Suite in Bilston, in the Black Country,...
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