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Police have arrested a man after a dog was thrown from a window at a tower block in Druids Heath, Birmingham at around 7.45pm on Saturday 29 August.
Officers attended the scene in Netheravon Close and a 36-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of theft and animal cruelty. He has been bailed with strict conditions pending further investigation.
The dog, believed to be an American Bulldog, was taken to a vet, but sadly was dead on arrival.
“Enquiries into what happened are currently on-going and we are working closely with our partners at the RSPCA. We are asking for anyone with information about what happened is asked to contact Birmingham Police on 101.”
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The sheikh from Bahrain who owns a building in Birmingham that was destroyed by fire has said there was £1m of damage caused by the blaze.Read the full story ›
Police are appealing for bus passengers to come forward after a head-on crash between a single and a double decker bus in Birmingham yesterday.
Detectives believe a number of passengers left the area before speaking to police, and they now want to speak to them as part of their investigation into what happened.
Addison Road in Kings Heath was closed for around four hours yesterday after the crash, in which 13 people were injured. Six of those were taken to hospital.
We know that a number of passengers left the area before speaking to police and we’d ask them to come forward and contact us as soon as possible.
We’ve launched an investigation into what happened and need to speak to anyone who was on either of the buses at the time of the collision yesterday or anyone who driving along Addison Road at the time of the collision."
Northamptonshire Steelbacks were edged out by Lancashire Lightning in the final of the T20 Blast at Edgbaston.Read the full story ›
A video given to ITV News by a witness shows the moment two buses crashed head-on.
It happened in Kings Heath in Birmingham earlier today, with six people taken to hospital as a result.
Thomas Moore's CCTV cameras picked up the moment the double decker and single decker buses collided.
Two bus drivers who had to be cut free from their cabs are among six people taken to hospital after two buses collided head-on.Read the full story ›
Northamptonshire Steelbacks produced a stunning bowling performance to shock the Birmingham Bears in the first semi-final of the T20 Blast competition at Edgbaston.
Four early wickets for Northamptonshire slowed Birmingham's hopes for a big early score, with David Willey getting the top three.
Fifty-one from Ateeq Javid helped Birmingham post a respectable score though, with Laurie Evans scoring a quick-fire 18 to total 131 from their 20 overs.
Northamptonshire started strongly though, and apart from a slight wobble when a few wickets fell in the middle overs, cruised to the total.
Opener Richard Levi top scored for the Steelbacks, scoring an unveaten 63, with Shahid Afridi hitting the winning runs with two overs to spare.
Northamptonshire will take on either Hampshire or Lancashire in this evening's final.