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Double storm warning, hit-and-run victim dieswas stolen from a house in Wednesfield. The break-in happened at a property on
Double storm warning, hit-and-run victim dies
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was stolen from a house in Wednesfield. The break-in happened at a property on Bellamy Lane on Wednesday, September 21. West Midlands Police say the suspects climbed over a gate and forced open a door to gain access to the house sometime between... Read more
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Alum Rock rapist jailed after being on the run for TEN yearsI’m pleased we have finally been able to bring another of her attackers to just
Alum Rock rapist jailed after being on the run for TEN years
birminghammail / Posted 8 hours ago
I’m pleased we have finally been able to bring another of her attackers to justice and put him behind bars. “We would like to reassure people that West Midlands Police will continue to pursue offenders who think they have escaped justice.” Read M... Read more
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Express and Star
Islamic street preacher who told woman she'd burn in hell over tight jeans found guilty « Express & Starwas arrested in July after former social worker Noor Alneaimi, who had recently
Islamic street preacher who told woman she'd burn in hell over tight jeans found guilty « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 9 hours ago
was arrested in July after former social worker Noor Alneaimi, who had recently undergone eye surgery, made a complaint to West Midlands Police about his behaviour. The student told Henderson's trial she heard him shouting abusive language to a... Read more
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More than 20 traveller caravans arrive in city parktravellers were spotted on Sunday camping in 25 caravans at a Solihull Council
More than 20 traveller caravans arrive in city park
birminghammail / Posted 9 hours ago
travellers were spotted on Sunday camping in 25 caravans at a Solihull Council car park which has become a popular spot. West Midlands Police and the Solihull Council met with the travellers to “negotiate” their eviction. A West Midlands’ police... Read more
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birminghammail
Double storm warning, hit-and-run victim diesand the West Midlands this afternoon. Stay with me for all the latest as well
Double storm warning, hit-and-run victim dies
birminghammail / Posted 10 hours ago
and the West Midlands this afternoon. Stay with me for all the latest as well as a recap of our top stories of the day. West Midlands Police has just sent out this tweet with regards to an acid spillage in Bilston. That’s me done for today. I... Read more
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birminghammail
Almost a third of West Midlands drivers hog middle lane67 per cent who took part in the survey said they did not realise it was now a
Almost a third of West Midlands drivers hog middle lane
birminghammail / Posted 13 hours ago
67 per cent who took part in the survey said they did not realise it was now a punishable offence. Confused.com said that West Midlands Police was unable to respond to its Freedom of Information request meaning further specific data about the... Read more
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Express and Star
Charlie Heywood: Bail for suspect in death crash case « Express & Starof a number of matters including driving whilst under the influence of drugs. H
Charlie Heywood: Bail for suspect in death crash case « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 14 hours ago
of a number of matters including driving whilst under the influence of drugs. He was bailed until this past Saturday when West Midlands Police confirmed he had been re-bailed until Tuesday November 15.Subscribe to our Newsletter Subscribe to our... Read more
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Pub bombings families won't get same support as Hillsborough disaster victims - Home SecretaryMs Hunt said in June that she had received significant new information which is
Pub bombings families won't get same support as Hillsborough disaster victims - Home Secretary
birminghammail / Posted 15 hours ago
Ms Hunt said in June that she had received significant new information which is believed to centre on suggestions that West Midlands Police missed two potential warnings about the deadly attacks. They happened on November 21 when bombers... Read more
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Express and Star
Willenhall crash: Man cut free from car after smash at Portobello Island « Express & StarWest Midlands Police, ambulance service, fire service and two air ambulances we
Willenhall crash: Man cut free from car after smash at Portobello Island « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 16 hours ago
West Midlands Police, ambulance service, fire service and two air ambulances were called to the scene in Willenhall around 6.40pm. The crash happened on The Keyway at the busy roundabout with the aftermath witnessed by stunned motorists who took to... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Chilling moment model is told by clown-faced troll 'I will kill you'a laughing matter – this is a serious matter. "People need to be made aware of
Chilling moment model is told by clown-faced troll 'I will kill you'
Daily Mirror / Posted 18 hours ago
a laughing matter – this is a serious matter. "People need to be made aware of that.” Read More Latest figures from West Midlands Police cyber crime unit show online harassment has trebled in a year. The programme also follows Iskra meeting... Read more
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birminghammail
Horrific moment model told by online troll 'I will kill you'homes. This isn’t a laughing matter – this is a serious matter. People need to
Horrific moment model told by online troll 'I will kill you'
birminghammail / Posted yesterday
homes. This isn’t a laughing matter – this is a serious matter. People need to be made aware of that.” Latest figures from West Midlands Police cyber crime unit show online harassment has trebled in a year. The programme also follows Iskra meeting... Read more
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birminghammail
More than 100 teen cyclists bring traffic to standstillchaos on one of Birmingham’s busiest roads - with the astonishing scenes caught
More than 100 teen cyclists bring traffic to standstill
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chaos on one of Birmingham’s busiest roads - with the astonishing scenes caught on camera. Read More A spokesman for West Midlands Police said of the incidents in Sutton Coldfield and Erdington: “We were called to the town centre on Sunday at... Read more
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birminghammail
Revealed: HOW many drivers caught by new speed cameras?8 the eight digital cameras were switched back on as part of a partnership betw
Revealed: HOW many drivers caught by new speed cameras?
birminghammail / Posted yesterday
8 the eight digital cameras were switched back on as part of a partnership between the city council, Solihull Council, West Midlands Police and the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner. West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner David... Read more
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Express and Star
West Midlands Police seeking senior officers in new recruitment drive « Express & Starare being sought by permanent officers seeking promotion across the country. T
West Midlands Police seeking senior officers in new recruitment drive « Express & Star
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are being sought by permanent officers seeking promotion across the country. This recruitment drive is being led by West Midlands Police’s Assistant Chief Constable (ACO) Michele Larmour. She said: “West Midlands Police offers a diverse and... Read more
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BMW smashes into petrol station after 4.20am police chaseWest Midlands Police chased the distinctive green car after it failed to stop f
BMW smashes into petrol station after 4.20am police chase
birminghammail / Posted 2 days ago
West Midlands Police chased the distinctive green car after it failed to stop for officers in the Washwood Heath area at around 4.15am on Thursday. The pursuit ended with the high performance car leaving the road and hitting a wall at the Bacons End... Read more
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Express and Star
Electricity cable cut near Walsall bridge « Express & StarWest Midlands Police and a crew from Fallings Park Fire Station's green watch a
Electricity cable cut near Walsall bridge « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 2 days ago
West Midlands Police and a crew from Fallings Park Fire Station's green watch attended the scene at Lichfield Road, New Invention. The crew, who were called at 9.26am by the police, made the area safe before calling for a specialist engineer from... Read more
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Daily Mirror
CCTV captures moment cruel burglars talk to homeowner after they burgled housemoney and jewellery. My mum was in the conservatory at the back and when they w
CCTV captures moment cruel burglars talk to homeowner after they burgled house
Daily Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
money and jewellery. My mum was in the conservatory at the back and when they walked in, mum didn’t know who they were.” West Midlands PolicePolice are now trying to track down the two men She added: “She stood up and followed them out of the... Read more
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birminghammail
Gun dealer jailed for handing over sawn-off shotgun in car parkWellings was jailed for six years. She was sentenced to two-and-a-half years i
Gun dealer jailed for handing over sawn-off shotgun in car park
birminghammail / Posted 2 days ago
Wellings was jailed for six years. She was sentenced to two-and-a-half years in jail. The convictions come as West Midlands Police continue their crackdown against illegal firearms. Det Insp Darren Crutchley, of the West Midlands... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Call for more protection over knives in Shropshire schools « Shropshire Starof carrying weapons. “Where we identify issues we will work with schools to ta
Call for more protection over knives in Shropshire schools « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 2 days ago
of carrying weapons. “Where we identify issues we will work with schools to take the appropriate action.” In the West Midlands Police area, the number of knives seized in schools has trebled. Figures show 14 youngsters were found to have... Read more
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birminghammail
CCTV captures moment men talk to homeowner after burgling housemy dad and said, ‘It’s alright mate, you’ve just been burgled and we’ve chased
CCTV captures moment men talk to homeowner after burgling house
birminghammail / Posted 3 days ago
my dad and said, ‘It’s alright mate, you’ve just been burgled and we’ve chased one of them off, you have to be careful.” A West Midlands Police spokesman said: “We are investigating reports of a burglary in Frankley Beeches Road, Northfield ,... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
More than 100 police officers and staff have not assisted H'boro investigatorswho have been approached, but have not provided a witness account; 64 are from
More than 100 police officers and staff have not assisted H'boro investigators
Liverpool Echo / Posted 3 days ago
who have been approached, but have not provided a witness account; 64 are from South Yorkshire Police (SYP) and 68 are from West Midlands Police (WMP). “Some were unable to provide an account for reasons such as poor health; others have not... Read more
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Express and Star
Could this tiny GPS tracker save the lives of dementia sufferers? « Express & Staror carers with the support of the council’s Dudley Telecare Service which helps
Could this tiny GPS tracker save the lives of dementia sufferers? « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 3 days ago
or carers with the support of the council’s Dudley Telecare Service which helps reduce the demand on police resources. The West Midlands Police pilot is being led through Dudley partnership officers Andy Arnold and Sarah Nixon. Missing persons... Read more
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Express and Star
Shoppers told: Don't give cash to beggars and help the homeless « Express & Starboxes for the scheme that are being put in place in locations found around the
Shoppers told: Don't give cash to beggars and help the homeless « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 3 days ago
boxes for the scheme that are being put in place in locations found around the city centre. Inspector Sarah Thomas-West West Midlands Police, said: “We work with the Wolverhampton BID to resolve issues around nuisance beggars in the city −... Read more
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Express and Star
How Express & Star raiders have raised hundreds of pounds for terminally-ill mugging victim Roy « Express & Starwas robbed of his and his wife’s weekly pension money in broad daylight after p
How Express & Star raiders have raised hundreds of pounds for terminally-ill mugging victim Roy « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 3 days ago
was robbed of his and his wife’s weekly pension money in broad daylight after picking it up from a post office. West Midlands Police spokesman Gina Lycett said: “The officer in charge of the case thinks there is possible CCTV footage... Read more
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Express and Star
Armed police and road blocks on way as Tories head to Birmingham for conference « Express & Starset out her plans for Britain’s future, and will also feature other big hitters
Armed police and road blocks on way as Tories head to Birmingham for conference « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 3 days ago
set out her plans for Britain’s future, and will also feature other big hitters including Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson. West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner David Jamieson has written to Home Secretary Amber Rudd asking for a ‘fairer... Read more
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birminghammail
Huge £2.5m Tory conference security operation kicks into gearanything suspicious, or that causes concern, to speak to one of our officers or
Huge £2.5m Tory conference security operation kicks into gear
birminghammail / Posted 3 days ago
anything suspicious, or that causes concern, to speak to one of our officers or call 101 as soon as possible.” Read More West Midlands Police’s Strategic Police And Crime Board was told earlier this month that £2.1 million of government cash had... Read more
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Daily Star
Outrage as ANOTHER police officer would consider Muslim police wearing burkasofficer has enraged people as he said he'd allow burkas in uniforms Leicesters
Outrage as ANOTHER police officer would consider Muslim police wearing burkas
Daily Star / Posted 4 days ago
officer has enraged people as he said he'd allow burkas in uniforms Leicestershire Chief Constable Simon Cole has followed West Midlands Police Chief Constable David Thompson who refused to rule out the garments. Mr Cole said: “We have been made... Read more
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SKY News
Hillsborough victims get Freedom of the Citywas suspended. Two days after the verdict, a private prosecution was brought o
Hillsborough victims get Freedom of the City
SKY News / Posted 4 days ago
was suspended. Two days after the verdict, a private prosecution was brought on behalf of hundreds of relatives against both South Yorkshire Police and West Midlands Police, alleging a concerted cover-up designed to shift blame away from the pol... Read more
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birminghammail
Sex change secret behind Alexander Stadium stabbinga kitchen knife in a “savage and premeditated” attack, Birmingham Crown Court w
Sex change secret behind Alexander Stadium stabbing
birminghammail / Posted 4 days ago
a kitchen knife in a “savage and premeditated” attack, Birmingham Crown Court was told. The Crown Prosecution Service and West Midlands Police both confirmed Jeska was transgender, and it is understood that a review was due to take place into her... Read more
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Express and Star
Suspected Great Barr brothel shut down following concerns from residents « Express & StarRockford Road, off Dyas Avenue, earlier this week. They returned yesterday mor
Suspected Great Barr brothel shut down following concerns from residents « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 4 days ago
Rockford Road, off Dyas Avenue, earlier this week. They returned yesterday morning to find that the property was empty. A West Midlands Police spokesman said: "Acting on community information, officers spoke to the landlord of a property in... Read more
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birminghammail
Suspected brothel closed down on residential streeta brothel today in Great Barr following information received from residents #yo
Suspected brothel closed down on residential street
birminghammail / Posted 4 days ago
a brothel today in Great Barr following information received from residents #yousaywedo #101 pic.twitter.com/wuPVwvJGzo A West Midlands Police spokeswoman said: “Acting on community information, officers spoke to the landlord of a property in... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Why transgender fell-running champ tried to murder athletics officialRalph Knibbs with a kitchen knife at the Alexander Stadium in Birmingham in Mar
Why transgender fell-running champ tried to murder athletics official
Daily Mirror / Posted 4 days ago
Ralph Knibbs with a kitchen knife at the Alexander Stadium in Birmingham in March. The Crown Prosecution Service and West Midlands Police both confirmed Jeska was transgender which was a factor in her motive for attacking Mr Knibbs, 51. It... Read more
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SKY News
Fell-runner admits attempted knife murderand yet with urgency to apply what was life-saving first aid to Mr Knibbs". In
Fell-runner admits attempted knife murder
SKY News / Posted 4 days ago
and yet with urgency to apply what was life-saving first aid to Mr Knibbs". In a statement issued following the case, West Midlands Police said Mr Knibbs's life-threatening injuries were the result of being stabbed in the head and neck... Read more
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express
Outrage as second police force said they would allow muslims to wear a BURKA ON DUTYDavid Thompson was criticised after refusing to rule out officers wearing burka
Outrage as second police force said they would allow muslims to wear a BURKA ON DUTY
express / Posted 4 days ago
David Thompson was criticised after refusing to rule out officers wearing burkas on duty West Midlands Police Chief Constable David Thompson was blasted after he refused to rule out allowing female recruits to wear the face-covering garments. He... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Fell-runner admits attempted knife murder of British Athletics officialfurther statements will be issued by UK Athletics or those involved with the in
Fell-runner admits attempted knife murder of British Athletics official
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
further statements will be issued by UK Athletics or those involved with the incident." In a statement following the case, West Midlands Police said Mr Knibbs's life-threatening injuries were the result of being stabbed in the head and neck... Read more
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Express and Star
Glass firm unable to operate after raiders steal safe and cash « Express & StarHad they responded to the first or second call they would have been able to arr
Glass firm unable to operate after raiders steal safe and cash « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 4 days ago
Had they responded to the first or second call they would have been able to arrest the culprits.” However a spokesman for West Midlands Police say they weren’t called until much later. The spokesman said: “The call was received at 8pm and officers... Read more
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Express and Star
Roberto Di Matteo tells Jack Grealish to 'grow up' as Aston Villa launch investigation into hotel party « Express & Staris the stance. Once we finish it and have the facts and then take disciplinary
Roberto Di Matteo tells Jack Grealish to 'grow up' as Aston Villa launch investigation into hotel party « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 4 days ago
is the stance. Once we finish it and have the facts and then take disciplinary action we think is right to take.” West Midlands Police yesterday confirmed officers attended the hotel at 7.45am after other guests raised concerns over a... Read more
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Express and Star
Fury over drunks using Walsall's war memorial as a toilet « Express & Starfail to comply with a police officer’s request to refrain from drinking and/or
Fury over drunks using Walsall's war memorial as a toilet « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 4 days ago
fail to comply with a police officer’s request to refrain from drinking and/or surrender their alcohol.” A spokesman for West Midlands Police said: “We understand street drinking is a concern for local people and when we are made aware of a... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Policeman accused of sexual assault says alleged victim had kissed himhim before accusing him of assaulting her in south Belfast. Birmingham father
Policeman accused of sexual assault says alleged victim had kissed him
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
him before accusing him of assaulting her in south Belfast. Birmingham father of two Martin Asantaempaduh, an officer with West Midlands police, told Belfast Crown Court: "I didn't touch her." The woman claimed that after she was ejected by door... Read more
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Daily Mail
Di Matteo reads riot act as Grealish is fined £50,000admit the balloons were present at the party but deny Grealish inhaled from the
Di Matteo reads riot act as Grealish is fined £50,000
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
admit the balloons were present at the party but deny Grealish inhaled from them. The player declined to comment. West Midlands Police confirmed that things became so unruly that they had to attend and kick out a group of 12, with the... Read more
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Daily Star
Aston Villa star Jack Grealish and pals kicked out of 'lawless' early-hours hotel partywere huge numbers of people inside the room and it was lawless. "The other gue
Aston Villa star Jack Grealish and pals kicked out of 'lawless' early-hours hotel party
Daily Star / Posted 5 days ago
were huge numbers of people inside the room and it was lawless. "The other guests had no chance of getting any sleep." West Midlands Police were called after reports of a "rowdy" party. A police spokesman said: "Officers attended and a group... Read more
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birminghammail
Tanveer Iqbal's evil mistress is a 'psychopath', says expertwill usually be within a domestic context and as in domestic violence cases, it
Tanveer Iqbal's evil mistress is a 'psychopath', says expert
birminghammail / Posted 5 days ago
will usually be within a domestic context and as in domestic violence cases, it will be a way of exerting control.” WATCH: West Midlands Police detectives speak after sentence of murderers of Tanveer Iqbal Ms Yardley said factors including social,... Read more
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Drug dealer facing more jail time over Instagram postswhich had more than 4,500 followers, were shots of him enjoying a helicopter ri
Drug dealer facing more jail time over Instagram posts
birminghammail / Posted 5 days ago
which had more than 4,500 followers, were shots of him enjoying a helicopter ride and posing on the bonnet of a Ferrari. Further pictures showed him living the high life abroad, despite telling West Midlands Police he had no steady income. Read M... Read more
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Express and Star
Aston Villa investigating Jack Grealish hotel party claims « Express & Staroxide, known more commonly as ‘hippy crack’ - although there is no suggestion G
Aston Villa investigating Jack Grealish hotel party claims « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 5 days ago
oxide, known more commonly as ‘hippy crack’ - although there is no suggestion Grealish himself used the legal high. West Midlands Police have confirmed officers attended the hotel at 7.45am after other guests raised concerns over a “rowdy... Read more
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Daily Mail
Grealish’s raucous hotel party went on until 7.45ampeople inside the room and it was lawless. The other guests had no chance of ge
Grealish’s raucous hotel party went on until 7.45am
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
people inside the room and it was lawless. The other guests had no chance of getting any sleep.' Share this article Now, West Midlands Police have confirmed to Sportsmail that things got so unruly that they had to attend and kick a group of 10-12... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Millionaire's row residents furious over plans to turn tea room into brothelplanning application, was unhappy with its content and the house was never inte
Millionaire's row residents furious over plans to turn tea room into brothel
EveningTimes Online / Posted 5 days ago
planning application, was unhappy with its content and the house was never intended to be a business". A spokesperson for West Midlands Police said: "Police are investigating after receiving complaints of anti-social behaviour in Streetly Lane,... Read more
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Express and Star
Stourbridge school 'hit-and-run': Man released on bail after women and two young children hurt « Express & Starthe incident on September 12. The incident happened just before 9am in front o
Stourbridge school 'hit-and-run': Man released on bail after women and two young children hurt « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 5 days ago
the incident on September 12. The incident happened just before 9am in front of children and staff. The man has been bailed until November 1. Anyone with information has been asked to call West Midlands Police on 101. Subscribe to our mailing l... Read more
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birminghammail
Gunman opens fire at house in NorthfieldForensic officers carry out fingertip search A spokesman for West Midlands Pol
Gunman opens fire at house in Northfield
birminghammail / Posted 5 days ago
Forensic officers carry out fingertip search A spokesman for West Midlands Police said: “Police were called to Manor Park Grove in Northfield just after 10pm last night to reports of shots being fired. Nobody was injured. “The scene has been... Read more
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Express and Star
Drug dealer Levi Watson facing more time behind bars over prison Instagram posts « Express & Starand pleaded guilty to death by dangerous, as well as failing to provide a speci
Drug dealer Levi Watson facing more time behind bars over prison Instagram posts « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 5 days ago
and pleaded guilty to death by dangerous, as well as failing to provide a specimen and assaulting a police officer. West Midlands Police described him as no showing a 'single shred of remorse'.Subscribe to our Newsletter Subscribe to our... Read more
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birminghammail
Zakir Nawaz murder: Man charged over Washwood Heath stabbingcharged with murder after a young father was stabbed to death in a city street.
Zakir Nawaz murder: Man charged over Washwood Heath stabbing
birminghammail / Posted 5 days ago
charged with murder after a young father was stabbed to death in a city street. Zakir Nawaz with wife Georgia Read More West Midlands Police said detectives arrested a man from Ward End on Monday in connection with the attack. Waseem Azram, 29,... Read more
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