West Midlands Police have arrested a 14-year-old schoolboy in connection with a brutal attack on a pensioner.
84-year-old Michael Green was attacked outside a pub in Bilston, Wolverhampton, at around 11.30pm on Friday April 11th and had to undergo surgery for a fractured hip as a result.
The attackers stole Mr green's car before dumping it only ten minutes later.
After a heartfelt family appeal, a local boy was arrested today and is being held in police custody on suspicion of robbery.
Detective Chief Inspector Pete Dunn, said:
A MAN has died following a serious road traffic collision in Bilston last night. Police were called to the Black Country Route at around 9.45pm.
When they arrived police found that a man had been in a serious collision with a lorry. The man was pronounced dead at the scene and enquiries are still ongoing to identify him.
Anyone who saw what happened is asked to contact the police.
Peter Haywood, Inspector, has told ITV Central that lead theft is still common.
This comes after Loxdale Primary School had to close until the New Year following £30,000 worth of vandalism.
Tricia Scott, the Head teacher of Loxdale Primary School, has told ITV Central that as well as the financial damage, education has also been impacted.
This comes after the school has had to close until the New Year following £30,000 worth of vandalism damage.
The head teacher of the Primary School which has had to close until the New Year following around £30,000 worth of vandalism damage has told ITV Central their brand new offices are "completely ruined".
Loxdale Primary School only had its offices refurbished around 3 weeks ago and workmen are now beginning the job of fixing the damage.
A primary school in Bilston will be shut until the New Year after vandals caused around £30,000 worth of damage.
Intruders broke into Loxdale Primary School at around 1:00am on Monday. They tore off lead from the roof and ripped out internal pipework, which flooded parts of the school.
Due to the extent on the damage, repair work won't be finished until the New Year meaning the school won't re-open until the start of the spring term.
Two robbers threatened staff at a Bilston pawn shop with an axe and a suspected stun gun before taking thousands of pounds worth of jewellery and cash.
The two masked offenders entered the shop at around 12.55pm yesterday (16 October).
One of the staff members suffered a minor cut to the hand during the raid before the robbers escaped in a blue or grey BMW and were last seen heading towards the Black Country Route.
Detectives are reviewing CCTV footage and carrying out forensic examinations of the scene.