West Midlands Police

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Police have made an arrest this afternoon

Tony Nicholls: 29-year-old man arrested in connection with firework murder

Tony Nicholls: 29-year-old man arrested in connection with firework murder

Nicholls was killed while eating a Chinese takeaway at his home earlier this month

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Edmunds (left) and Surdah supplied guns to crime gangs (West Midlands Police)

'The Breaking Bad of the gun world': How a pensioner turned his garage into an armoury and supplied dozens of criminal gangs with antique guns

The Breaking Bad of the gun world: How a pensioner became a firearms kingpin

Paul Edmunds and his physiotherapist accomplice supplied weapons and ammunition to over 100 shootings

Friday, October 27, 2017

Friday, October 27, 2017

National Action - the banned neo-Nazi group who claim 'Hitler was right'

National Action - the banned neo-Nazi group which holds 'Miss Hitler' pageants

National Action - the banned neo-Nazi group which holds 'Miss Hitler' pageants

Four men who are allegedly members of National Action have been arrested on terror offences

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Woman who fantasised about beheading Katie Hopkins guilty of terror offences

Woman who fantasised about beheading Katie Hopkins guilty of terror offences

Woman who fantasised about beheading Katie Hopkins guilty of terror offences

Madihah Taheer spoke about people she would like to behead in a WhatsApp chat with her husband

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

This is the outhouse where the girl was kept (West Midlands Police)

Wolverhampton couple who starved child and locked her in an outhouse jailed for eight years

Wolverhampton couple who starved child and locked her in an outhouse jailed

Child was left with WWI-style trench foot condition as a result of sleeping in cold, damp conditions

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Shaeen Akthar was a mother of five

Birmingham man charged with murdering his wife

Birmingham man charged with murdering his wife

Mother-of-five Shaeen Akthar, 49, was stabbed to death in Washwood Heath

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

The man was arrested in Tile Hill

Coventry man arrested for attempting to snatch child on bike

Coventry man arrested for attempting to snatch child on bike

Man attempted to grab young girl as she pushed her bike

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Richard Bennett used the pensioner's own door to batter him as he attempted to get out of his car

Road rage motorist Richard Bennett jailed for battering pensioner with car door

Road rage motorist Richard Bennett jailed for battering pensioner with car door

Richard Bennett attacked the man on September 14 last year

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Police have released a picture of the fictitious 'A Shah' (West Midlands Police)

Police hunting man who wore fake PC's uniform to rob house

Police hunting man who wore fake PC's uniform to rob house

West Midlands police have released details of the man's elaborate scam

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Birmingham man Mohammed Tabriz jailed for attacking two-year-old with machete

Birmingham man who attacked two-year-old with machete jailed

Mohammed Tabriz 'went on rampage due to suspicion his estranged wife was having an affair'

West Midlands Police release audio of victim after man who posed as Justin Bieber lookalike is jailed for sexual offences

Police release chilling audio of 'Justin Bieber lookalike' grooming victim

Police release chilling audio of 'Justin Bieber lookalike' grooming victim

30-year-old Yohann Ramchelawon posed as a teenage boy to lure girls into sending him indecent pictures

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Police are investigating the incident (Max Pixel)

Midlands police officer mocks Black Lives Matter and tells suspect 'you'd be the first person I'd shoot'

Midlands police officer threatens to shoot suspect in racist tirade

Officer suspended after footage emerged on social media

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Four alleged members of neo-Nazi group National Action arrested on suspicion of terror offences

Four alleged members of neo-Nazi group National Action arrested on suspicion of terror offences

Alleged neo-Nazi group members arrested on suspicion of terror offences

West Midlands Police said the four men are suspected of being a part of banned group National Action

Friday, August 11, 2017

Friday, August 11, 2017

Head of multi-million pound drug network sentenced to 17 years

Head of £60m drug network jailed for 17 years

Head of £60m drug network jailed for 17 years

The conviction of Klodjan Copja comes as a result of a two-year investigation by the Metropolitan Police

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Thieves jailed after using children to trick elderly people

Thieves who used baby to trick 90-year-old woman jailed

Thieves who used baby to trick 90-year-old woman jailed

Joseph Fannin, Francis Maughan and Jolene Mahon distracted elderly people in order to steal from them

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Steve McCabe on brick incident: 'Don't put yourself in danger, but report these matters'

Steve McCabe MP describes his ordeal after being hit by a brick

Steve McCabe: 'Don't put yourself in danger, but report these matters'

The Labour MP for Birmingham Selly Oak called for more people to be active in coming forward following the incident where a brick was thrown at his face

Labour MP appeals for information after reported assault with a brick

Labour MP Steve McCabe appeals for information after reported assault with a brick

Labour MP appeals for information after reported assault with a brick

Steve McCabe, the MP for Birmingham Selly Oak, asked for witnesses to come forward after suffering injuries

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Two teenagers and man charged over violent robberies including armed raid

Teenage Midlands thugs 'threatened post officers workers with meat cleaver'

Teenage Midlands thugs 'threatened post officers workers with meat cleaver'

Two 19-year-olds are alleged to have threatened staff in a post office with a meat cleaver

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Man jailed after threatening shop manager over pasta

Man jailed after threatening shop manager over pasta

Man jailed after threatening shop manager over pasta

Mustafa Hakim threatened a shop manager in Digbeth, Birmingham with a 10-inch knife

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Woman asked friend to hide gun at home and seemingly joked about children finding it

Woman asked friend to hide loaded gun at home and 'joked' about children finding it

Woman asked friend to hide gun at home and 'joked' about children finding it

Shyan Wright used WhatsApp to ask a friend to hide a loaded firearm in her house along with a bag of bullets

Friday, March 17, 2017

Friday, March 17, 2017

Man arrested after allegedly holding bank worker at gunpoint in Birmingham

Man arrested after 'holding bank worker at gunpoint' in Birmingham

Man arrested after 'holding bank worker at gunpoint' in Birmingham

A man has been arrested in Birmingham as it is believed that he held a bank worker hostage in a NatWest branch

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Pensioner dies after attack at snooker hall

Pensioner dies after attack at snooker hall

Pensioner dies after attack at snooker hall

A pensioner has died after being punched to the ground in a snooker hall in Coventry

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Woman dies after being hit by debris in Storm Doris

Woman dies after being hit by debris in Storm Doris

Woman dies after being hit by debris in Storm Doris

A woman has died in Wolverhampton after being hit by debris caused by Storm Doris

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Two serving police officers arrested after drugs raids

Two Birmingham police officers arrested after drugs raids

Two Birmingham police officers arrested after drugs raids

Two police officers have been arrested after allegedly conspiring to steal and supply drugs, during raids by West Midlands Police

Friday, January 13, 2017

Friday, January 13, 2017

Amber Rudd 'hate incident' shows 'establishment has lost the plot', says editor

Amber Rudd hate speech row is a stalinist nightmare, says Spiked editor

Amber Rudd hate speech row is a stalinist nightmare, says Spiked editor

Brendan O'Neill, the editor of Spiked Online, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer after West Midlands Police said the Home Secretary's speech at last year's Conservative party conference is being treated as a hate incident

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Thursday, January 12, 2017

'We need to find out whether politicians are using hate speech in order to gain support', says professor

'We must find out whether politicians are using hate speech to gain support for Brexit', says professor

'We need to find out whether politicians are using hate speech'

West Midlands Police have said they are treating a speech made by Amber Rudd last year at the Conservative Party conference as a “hate incident,” after a complaint was made by Professor Joshua Silver

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

'Sextortion targets a disturbing range of ages', says former detective inspector

Sex blackmail scams target all ages, says former detective inspector

Sex blackmail scams 'target all ages'

Neil Harris spoke to Paul Ross in the wake of the National Crime Agency's warning