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A man has been found dead in a car at Cropston in Leicestershire. Bradgate Road has been closed in both directions while police examine the scene. No other vehicle is thought to have been involved. The crash happened at 2:30 this morning and police are appealing for witnesses.
Missing man Trevor Bow has been found safe and well in Northfield overnight.
The 68-year-old disappeared earlier this week from his home in Old Meadow Road in West Heath.
Police are hunting a runaway driver who caused two Leamington road accidents in one night.
The first crash happened at 10.30pm on Friday, when the black Peugeot 307 left the Shakespeare Inn and then smashed into a parked black Honda on Mill Street in Harbury.
The collision forced the Honda into the wall of a residential home on the street, significantly damaging the car and the building.
The car left in the direction of Southam before crashing into a ditch on the Bascote crossroads on the A425. The driver, a man, was seen leaving the scene on foot.
Eagle-eyed neighbours led police to arrest four suspected drug dealers in a series of dawn raids across the West Midlands today.
A 46-year-old man from Albert Road in Aston, a 38-year-old man from Foleshill Road, Coventry, a 37-year-old man from Cumberland Road, Hateley Heath and a 23-year-old man from Grestone Avenue in Handsworth were all arrested on suspicion of drug offences.
The police action was sparked when Neighbourhood Watch members reported suspicious kerbside cash exchanges.
Police are asking the public to help in the search for a pensioner who went missing yesterday.
Trevor Bow, 68, was last seen at his home in Old Meadow Road, West Heath at around 7.30pm. His family are now deeply concerned for his welfare.
Trevor was last seen wearing a blue checked shirt, dark trousers and a blue anorak. He is around 5ft 7” tall and has grey receding hair.
A teenager is due in court accused of shooting a man in the face with an air rifle.
The 17-year-old was arrested following claims he attacked a man driving his car when he reached the junction of Milton Street and Bescot Street in Walsall yesterday afternoon.
The 36-year-old was taken to hospital to have the pellet removed after it became lodged in his face.
Seven people are due to appear at Birmingham Crown Court today charged with drug offences after a series of raids on James Turner Street.
The group are charged with conspiracy to supply drugs in June last year.
The road in Winson Green featured in the controversial Channel 4 documentary Benefits Street.
Tionne Loftman who was reported missing a week ago has been found safe and well.
The 12-year-old had been dropped off at Standhill Park in Carlton to meet friends last Wednesday, but had failed to meet his mother later that evening.
Tionne has now returned home after contacting the police.
A Birmingham drug dealer is facing his second prison term for the exact same offence.
Mousin Jabbar, 24, pleaded guilty to possession with intent to supply crack cocaine and heroin at Birmingham Crown Court on Monday. But this time, he was sentenced to three years behind bars - double the jail term he was handed for the same charges two years ago.
Police stopped his Audi Q7 and found a wrap of cocaine. They arrested Jabbar and made a more detailed inspection of his car which uncovered more than £10,000 worth of Class A drugs in the foot well and nearly £7,000 in cash.
Lincolnshire Police have cordoned off a road in Barrowby, near Grantham, to deal with an 'ongoing incident'.
Officers have been dealing with a 21-year-old local man in a house on Reedings Road since 4pm today.
The force will not release further details, but they say that the general public is not in danger and that the area will remain cordoned off until the situation is resolved.
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