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Daily Mirror
Man left fighting for life after 100ft fall from balcony at Brimingham Bullringwhite tent erected as paramedics fought to save his life following the fall at
Man left fighting for life after 100ft fall from balcony at Brimingham Bullring
Daily Mirror / Posted 13 hours ago
white tent erected as paramedics fought to save his life following the fall at around 4pm. His condition was not known but West Midlands Police said he had survived the fall and remained in hospital on Saturday night. A picture showing the... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Seconds from death as armed cops stop teen who pulls out BB gun from trousersin the last three months. Read More In the heightened atmosphere of alert fol
Seconds from death as armed cops stop teen who pulls out BB gun from trousers
Daily Mirror / Posted yesterday
in the last three months. Read More In the heightened atmosphere of alert following a series of terrorist attacks, West Midlands Police are concerned at an increase in people carrying replica, ball bearing (BB) or air guns in... Read more
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Express and Star
Vow for more black and Asian police officers by crime chief « Express & StarWest Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner David Jamieson said he wants the fo
Vow for more black and Asian police officers by crime chief « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted yesterday
West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner David Jamieson said he wants the force to look more like the the region it serves. He made the commitment, echoed by Assistant PCC Ashley Bertie, at a Black and Asian Police Association student officer... Read more
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Express and Star
Minibus dumped in canal after Wolverhampton ram raid « Express & Starbeen offered these goods then please get in touch so we can follow up any leads
Minibus dumped in canal after Wolverhampton ram raid « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted yesterday
been offered these goods then please get in touch so we can follow up any leads." Anyone with information is urged to call West Midlands Police on 101. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or at... Read more
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Express and Star
West Midlands Metro Mayor powers branded 'totally inadequate' « Express & Starvery minimum' and will not wield the power required to effectively run the West
West Midlands Metro Mayor powers branded 'totally inadequate' « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted yesterday
very minimum' and will not wield the power required to effectively run the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA). The West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner has also hit out at the proposed salary of the mayor, calling the figure of... Read more
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birminghammail
Moment 16-old carrying BB gun almost shot deadsaid he was just millimetres from pulling the trigger and shooting the teenager
Moment 16-old carrying BB gun almost shot dead
birminghammail / Posted yesterday
said he was just millimetres from pulling the trigger and shooting the teenager. At the time Constable Rob Pedley, from West Midlands Police firearms unit, said: “The officer drew his gun and he squeezed the trigger and saw the hammer coming... Read more
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birminghammail
Streetly crash victim Mohammed Ali had 'heart attack at wheel'him Jannah.” No other vehicles were involved in the crash that closed off the
Streetly crash victim Mohammed Ali had 'heart attack at wheel'
birminghammail / Posted yesterday
him Jannah.” No other vehicles were involved in the crash that closed off the junction whilst investigations continued. West Midlands Police said the case had been handed to the Black Country Coroner’s office. It confirmed that a post mortem had... Read more
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birminghammail
Professional football kitman admits child sex offencesphotographs of a child. The offences were committed between September and Octo
Professional football kitman admits child sex offences
birminghammail / Posted yesterday
photographs of a child. The offences were committed between September and October last year. Shiels was arrested by West Midlands Police in November and was suspended by the Sky Blues, where he was Academy kit and transport manager. None of... Read more
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express
Man stabbed at Metro tram stop in BilstonPolice have shut part of Bilston Central tram stop following the attack at arou
Man stabbed at Metro tram stop in Bilston
express / Posted yesterday
Police have shut part of Bilston Central tram stop following the attack at around 2.30pm this afternoon. Officers from West Midlands Police, who lated tweeted about tram closures, also joined colleagues at the scene. British Transport Police... Read more
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Express and Star
Man stabbed at Midland Metro tram stop in Bilston « Express & StarBritish Transport Police have shut part of Bilston Central tram stop following
Man stabbed at Midland Metro tram stop in Bilston « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted yesterday
British Transport Police have shut part of Bilston Central tram stop following the attack at around 2.30pm. Officers from West Midlands Police joined colleagues from the transport force at the scene in the aftermath. British Transport Police... Read more
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International Business Times
Smethwick bomb scare: West Cross Shopping Centre evacuated after suspicious items found in flat in the West Midlands after police found what the have called "suspicious items"
Smethwick bomb scare: West Cross Shopping Centre evacuated after suspicious items found in flat
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
in the West Midlands after police found what the have called "suspicious items" in a flat above one of the businesses. West Midlands Police were called to the property above the West Cross Shopping Centre on Oldbury Road in Smethwick at around... Read more
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Express and Star
Bomb squad called and Smethwick roads evacuated after 'suspicious items' found « Express & StarRoads bus services 48, 49, 50C, 80, 87 and 89 are all diverting along Rood End
Bomb squad called and Smethwick roads evacuated after 'suspicious items' found « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted yesterday
Roads bus services 48, 49, 50C, 80, 87 and 89 are all diverting along Rood End Road, Cemetery Road and St Paul's Road. West Midlands Police incident manager, Chief Inspector Sean Phillips, said: "I recognise the impact the evacuation will have... Read more
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Express and Star
Birmingham prison officer who smuggled drugs behind bars « Express & StarRichard Stack, from Kingstanding Road in Kingstanding, was detained at the Wins
Birmingham prison officer who smuggled drugs behind bars « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 2 days ago
Richard Stack, from Kingstanding Road in Kingstanding, was detained at the Winson Green facility on June 21 by West Midlands Police detectives working as part of the force’s prison-based investigation team. The 35-year-old pleaded guilty to... Read more
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Express and Star
100mph boy racer caught on police helicopter footage « Express & Staranti-social activity. "We will not tolerate street racing in our region and ar
100mph boy racer caught on police helicopter footage « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 2 days ago
anti-social activity. "We will not tolerate street racing in our region and are taking a tough stance on offenders." West Midlands Police has emphasised the dangers of street racing by releasing helicopter footage showing one motorist... Read more
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birminghammail
There are nearly 20% fewer police officers today than in 2010The number of police officers in the West Midlands has fallen by nearly 20 per
There are nearly 20% fewer police officers today than in 2010
birminghammail / Posted 2 days ago
The number of police officers in the West Midlands has fallen by nearly 20 per cent in the last six years, new figures reveal. Meanwhile crime figures - published on the same day - show a five per cent increase in the West Midlands and a nine per... Read more
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birminghammail
Crime rate rises: Police federation describes as 'alarming'on last year and violence against the person, which was up by 19 per cent. Rea
Crime rate rises: Police federation describes as 'alarming'
birminghammail / Posted 2 days ago
on last year and violence against the person, which was up by 19 per cent. Read More However, he also warned that cuts to police numbers since 2010 have had consequences. He said: “We have been warning for some time that crime has been changing... Read more
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birminghammail
Concern as big jump in violent crime, murder and sexual offencesforces properly. Despite what the Government promised last year, police forces
Concern as big jump in violent crime, murder and sexual offences
birminghammail / Posted 2 days ago
forces properly. Despite what the Government promised last year, police forces are still facing real terms cuts in funding. West Midlands Police received £2.5 million less this year than it did the year before. “I sincerely hope that the new Home... Read more
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Express and Star
£180k cannabis found at Great Barr house « Express & Star365 plants were seized. The cannabis was spread across four rooms and the loft
£180k cannabis found at Great Barr house « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 2 days ago
365 plants were seized. The cannabis was spread across four rooms and the loft of the property was used for cultivation. West Midlands Police said the electricity had been not been used legally. A vehicle had also been seized following the... Read more
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birminghammail
Manhunt underway after drive-by shooting in Sparkbrookin Birmingham. Armed police officers have been called out 80 times in the last
Manhunt underway after drive-by shooting in Sparkbrook
birminghammail / Posted 2 days ago
in Birmingham. Armed police officers have been called out 80 times in the last three-and-a-half months over replica guns. West Midlands Police are now urging people to avoid carrying or brandishing replica, ball bearing (BB) or air guns in public... Read more
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Express and Star
Travellers set to be evicted from Walsall park « Express & Starpark walkers cannot do walk in peace. It is not good for them. “I have been he
Travellers set to be evicted from Walsall park « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 3 days ago
park walkers cannot do walk in peace. It is not good for them. “I have been here four years and we’ve never had this.” West Midlands Police received at least six complaints about the travellers Councillor Naheed Gultasib, who represents Pleck,... Read more
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express
Man arrested after shooting in Birminghambeing injured in the shooting. Two cars were found with gunshot damage and hav
Man arrested after shooting in Birmingham
express / Posted 3 days ago
being injured in the shooting. Two cars were found with gunshot damage and have been seized for detailed examination by West Midlands Police. Related articles REVEALED: Warring migrant gangs engaged in bloody turf war near sit... Tributes paid... Read more
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Daily Star
Lotto gran cleared of cash grab ― now she's ready to party all weekenddown the £33 million winner. He said: “She is going to be partying all weekend
Lotto gran cleared of cash grab ― now she's ready to party all weekend
Daily Star / Posted 3 days ago
down the £33 million winner. He said: “She is going to be partying all weekend.” Hinte’s lawyer Judith Kenney blasted West Midlands Police for conducting a “woeful” investigation with an “appalling lack of preparation”. Miss Kenney said:... Read more
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Express and Star
Bill Etheridge: 'Bring back the death penalty' « Express & Starof thinking in a debate and trust the British people to make the decision on th
Bill Etheridge: 'Bring back the death penalty' « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 3 days ago
of thinking in a debate and trust the British people to make the decision on this ultimate matter of conscience." Bemused West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner David Jamieson, said: "I am surprised that Bill wants Britain to be more like... Read more
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birminghammail
Armed officers face fake firearms 80 times in just three monthsin a virtual world without considering the very real consequences in the real w
Armed officers face fake firearms 80 times in just three months
birminghammail / Posted 3 days ago
in a virtual world without considering the very real consequences in the real world. Pictured armed police officers from West Midlands Police “They could come face-to-face with armed police officers because that is how we respond to reports of a... Read more
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birminghammail
Newtown baby death: Did council ignore windows safety warning?Council. It has refused to comment about the safety of the windows until after
Newtown baby death: Did council ignore windows safety warning?
birminghammail / Posted 3 days ago
Council. It has refused to comment about the safety of the windows until after the police investigation. A spokeswoman for West Midlands Police said they were not in a position to release the name of the girl who died. They also said they were... Read more
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express
Officers left gobsmacked as Pokemon Go fanatic CRASHES into police car to catch'em alldriving in Birmingham Street just off the ring road in Stourbridge, West Midlan
Officers left gobsmacked as Pokemon Go fanatic CRASHES into police car to catch'em all
express / Posted 3 days ago
driving in Birmingham Street just off the ring road in Stourbridge, West Midlands, at about 12.30pm on Monday. In a tweet, West Midlands Police traffic officers said: “Male caught Stourbridge ring road on mobile phone, we suspect Pokemon but the... Read more
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express
Pub manager left dumbfounded as cheapskate thief steals FLOWERS from hanging basketyou catch the person." Sarah Copson added: "Some poor woman's woken up to a ve
Pub manager left dumbfounded as cheapskate thief steals FLOWERS from hanging basket
express / Posted 3 days ago
you catch the person." Sarah Copson added: "Some poor woman's woken up to a very dodgy bunch of flowers this morning." West Midlands Police said they had not yet received a report of theft, but anybody with information should call officers on... Read more
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Express and Star
Man arrested for drink driving as biker injured in Wolverhampton crash « Express & Startoday. The motorcyclist, aged 22 and also from Wolverhampton, was taken to New
Man arrested for drink driving as biker injured in Wolverhampton crash « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 3 days ago
today. The motorcyclist, aged 22 and also from Wolverhampton, was taken to New Cross Hospital with injuries to his arm. West Midlands Police spokesman Hannah Fitzgerald said: “Police were called to a road traffic collision involving a car and... Read more
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birminghammail
Birmingham Mail breaking news live on July 20raids. Four other people who were arrested on suspicion of drug offences have b
Birmingham Mail breaking news live on July 20
birminghammail / Posted 3 days ago
raids. Four other people who were arrested on suspicion of drug offences have been bailed pending further enquires. West Midlands Police have issued this appeal The Warwickshire Police Operational Patrol Unit has just sent out this... Read more
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Express and Star
Declan Osbourne 'hit-and-run': Man charged over crash that left teen moped rider with life-changing injuries « Express & StarVillage, at the junction with Mackmillan Road, and the driver is said to have l
Declan Osbourne 'hit-and-run': Man charged over crash that left teen moped rider with life-changing injuries « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 3 days ago
Village, at the junction with Mackmillan Road, and the driver is said to have left the scene before police arrived. Today, West Midlands Police said Thomas Danny Dale, 24, of Habberley Road, Rowley Regis had been charged and bailed to appear at... Read more
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birminghammail
Birmingham Mail breaking news live on July 20years ago today the brave actions of Tipton’s Joseph Davies earned him the Vict
Birmingham Mail breaking news live on July 20
birminghammail / Posted 3 days ago
years ago today the brave actions of Tipton’s Joseph Davies earned him the Victoria Cross while he fought at the Somme. West Midlands Police has sent armed officers to more than 80 air gun incidents in just three-and-a-half months. The force... Read more
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birminghammail
The long paw of the law! PC puppies born at West Midlands Policeit Puppy Love! Take a look at these five adorable German Shepherd puppies who
The long paw of the law! PC puppies born at West Midlands Police
birminghammail / Posted 3 days ago
it Puppy Love! Take a look at these five adorable German Shepherd puppies who will grow up to be crime fighting dogs. West Midlands Police dogs Kyra and Max are the proud parents to litter Radko, Raid, Raimo, Reba and Rebus. Read More A West... Read more
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birminghammail
Could arrests follow after Nechells recycling plant tragedy?it would take some time to conclude and adjourned the inquest to a future date.
Could arrests follow after Nechells recycling plant tragedy?
birminghammail / Posted 3 days ago
it would take some time to conclude and adjourned the inquest to a future date. Detective Inspector Harry Harrison, of West Midlands Police, told the coroner the recycling plant in Aston Church Road, which has been sealed off since the... Read more
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Express and Star
Boys threatened with suspected gun in Wolverhampton park « Express & Starone of the young men pulled out a suspected gun before taking off with the teen
Boys threatened with suspected gun in Wolverhampton park « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 4 days ago
one of the young men pulled out a suspected gun before taking off with the teenagers’ bikes along with his accomplice. West Midlands Police is investigating the incident, which took place on Friday at 6.30pm. The bikes were recovered. One of... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
New Deputy Chief Constable appointed for MerseysideChief Constable as changes continue to take place at the top of the force. Ass
New Deputy Chief Constable appointed for Merseyside
Liverpool Echo / Posted 4 days ago
Chief Constable as changes continue to take place at the top of the force. Assistant Chief Constable Carl Foulkes, from West Midlands Police, will join the force as Deputy Chief Constable from September 12. Following the appointment Chief... Read more
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holdthefrontpage.co.uk
'Zombie knives' outlawed thanks to Express & Star campaign‘head splitter’ could be ordered online and shipped to homes in the UK legally.
'Zombie knives' outlawed thanks to Express & Star campaign
holdthefrontpage.co.uk / Posted 4 days ago
‘head splitter’ could be ordered online and shipped to homes in the UK legally. The newspaper was supported in its bid by West Midlands police and crime commissioner David Jamieson, with a visit to Westminster made in support of the campaign. An... Read more
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Daily Star
This is what you DON’T do when playing Pokemon GOthe Poke-fan was pulled over by cops faster you can say “Pikachu” and officers
This is what you DON’T do when playing Pokemon GO
Daily Star / Posted 4 days ago
the Poke-fan was pulled over by cops faster you can say “Pikachu” and officers made sure to have a laugh at his expense. West Midlands Police traffic police sent out a Tweet that said: "Male caught Stourbridge ring road on mobile phone, we... Read more
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Daily Record
Eyewitness describe final moments of baby who fell from seventh story windowsaw a little baby lying there dead. "The police came and took the parents away
Eyewitness describe final moments of baby who fell from seventh story window
Daily Record / Posted 4 days ago
saw a little baby lying there dead. "The police came and took the parents away last night. It's such a terrible tragedy." West Midlands Police has issued a statement confirming the child was aged 18 months and fell from the seventh floor. The... Read more
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birminghammail
Live updates: Baby dies after falling from Newtown tower block:( Birmingham City Council has confirmed it owns Ryland House but a spokeswoma
Live updates: Baby dies after falling from Newtown tower block
birminghammail / Posted 4 days ago
:( Birmingham City Council has confirmed it owns Ryland House but a spokeswoman said the investigation was being led by West Midlands Police. One woman at the accident scene, who gave her name as Urma, said: “The windows in that block have... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Birmingham baby horror as child dies after seven-storey plunge from tower blocksaw a little baby lying there dead. "The police came and took the parents away
Birmingham baby horror as child dies after seven-storey plunge from tower block
Daily Mirror / Posted 4 days ago
saw a little baby lying there dead. "The police came and took the parents away last night. It's such a terrible tragedy." West Midlands Police has issued a statement confirming the child was aged 18 months and fell from the seventh floor. The... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Pokemon Go players steal BOAT to catch creature on New Brighton lakeof playing while driving on a busy ring road in Stourbridge, West Midlands, was
Pokemon Go players steal BOAT to catch creature on New Brighton lake
Liverpool Echo / Posted 4 days ago
of playing while driving on a busy ring road in Stourbridge, West Midlands, was fined by police on Monday. In a tweet, West Midlands Police traffic officers said: “Male caught Stourbridge ring road on mobile phone, we suspect Pokemon but the... Read more
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Daily Record
Pokemon Go players steal real boat to chase imaginary character across lakeof playing while driving on a busy ring road in Stourbridge, West Midlands, was
Pokemon Go players steal real boat to chase imaginary character across lake
Daily Record / Posted 4 days ago
of playing while driving on a busy ring road in Stourbridge, West Midlands, was fined by police on Monday. In a tweet, West Midlands Police traffic officers said: "Male caught Stourbridge ring road on mobile phone, we suspect Pokemon but the... Read more
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Northern Echo
Pokemon Go players steal boat to chase creature across lakeof playing while driving on a busy ring road in Stourbridge, West Midlands, was
Pokemon Go players steal boat to chase creature across lake
Northern Echo / Posted 4 days ago
of playing while driving on a busy ring road in Stourbridge, West Midlands, was fined by police on Monday. In a tweet, West Midlands Police traffic officers said: "Male caught Stourbridge ring road on mobile phone, we suspect Pokemon but the... Read more
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birminghammail
Witnesses tried to catch baby as she fell from seventh floorthe girl died. Members of the grieving community are understood to have held a
Witnesses tried to catch baby as she fell from seventh floor
birminghammail / Posted 4 days ago
the girl died. Members of the grieving community are understood to have held a vigil for the youngster last night. A West Midlands Police Spokesman said no-one had been arrested following the little girl’s death. Below: Flowers being left at... Read more
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express
Pokemon Go 'putting lives at RISK' with more than one in three 'playing while DRIVING'driving in Birmingham Street just off the ring road in Stourbridge, West Midlan
Pokemon Go 'putting lives at RISK' with more than one in three 'playing while DRIVING'
express / Posted 4 days ago
driving in Birmingham Street just off the ring road in Stourbridge, West Midlands, at about 12.30pm on Monday. In a tweet, West Midlands Police traffic officers said: “Male caught Stourbridge ring road on mobile phone, we suspect Pokemon but the... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Pokemon Go players steal boat to chase creature across lakeof playing while driving on a busy ring road in Stourbridge, West Midlands, was
Pokemon Go players steal boat to chase creature across lake
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
of playing while driving on a busy ring road in Stourbridge, West Midlands, was fined by police on Monday. In a tweet, West Midlands Police traffic officers said: "Male caught Stourbridge ring road on mobile phone, we suspect Pokemon but the... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Pokemon Go players steal boat to chase creature across lakeof playing while driving on a busy ring road in Stourbridge, West Midlands, was
Pokemon Go players steal boat to chase creature across lake
Kingston Guardian / Posted 4 days ago
of playing while driving on a busy ring road in Stourbridge, West Midlands, was fined by police on Monday. In a tweet, West Midlands Police traffic officers said: "Male caught Stourbridge ring road on mobile phone, we suspect Pokemon but the... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Pokemon Go players steal boat to chase creature across lakeof playing while driving on a busy ring road in Stourbridge, West Midlands, was
Pokemon Go players steal boat to chase creature across lake
Oxford Mail / Posted 4 days ago
of playing while driving on a busy ring road in Stourbridge, West Midlands, was fined by police on Monday. In a tweet, West Midlands Police traffic officers said: "Male caught Stourbridge ring road on mobile phone, we suspect Pokemon but the... Read more
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Streatham Guardian
Pokemon Go players steal boat to chase creature across lakeof playing while driving on a busy ring road in Stourbridge, West Midlands, was
Pokemon Go players steal boat to chase creature across lake
Streatham Guardian / Posted 4 days ago
of playing while driving on a busy ring road in Stourbridge, West Midlands, was fined by police on Monday. In a tweet, West Midlands Police traffic officers said: "Male caught Stourbridge ring road on mobile phone, we suspect Pokemon but the... Read more
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Bury Times
Pokemon Go players steal boat to chase creature across lakeof playing while driving on a busy ring road in Stourbridge, West Midlands, was
Pokemon Go players steal boat to chase creature across lake
Bury Times / Posted 4 days ago
of playing while driving on a busy ring road in Stourbridge, West Midlands, was fined by police on Monday. In a tweet, West Midlands Police traffic officers said: "Male caught Stourbridge ring road on mobile phone, we suspect Pokemon but the... Read more
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