An investigation is underway following the discovery of a body in a river in Dudley.
Emergency services and police officers were called to a riverbank on Bourne Street, Coseley, at 8.30pm last night.
The body has not yet been formally identified.
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Police are appealing for help to find a teenager who has gone missing from his home in Coseley this Saturday morning.
Ethan Reynolds left his home in Pemberton Road early this morning and has not been in touch with family since.
The 15-year-old, who has the mental age of an 8-year-old, has been missing before and is known to use local buses and trains.
Police believe he may try and head towards Birmingham city centre.
Ethan is described as white, 5ft 7ins tall, stocky, green eyes and clean shaven.
He is believed to be wearing a black hooded top with white writing on the front and a picture of Bob Marley on the back, black trainers and canvas camouflage print trousers.
Ethan is a particularly vulnerable young man and we want to get him home safe and sound as soon as possible.
We know he has gone missing before and used public transport and we believe he may be looking to travel towards Grand Central in Birmingham.
We would ask anyone who has seen him this morning to get in touch by calling 101.
Two men who were believed to be working on an electrical communications box have suffered serious injuries after an incident in Coseley.
The incident occurred at Jack Holden Avenue at around 11.55am.
Crews arrived to find two men with serious injuries. It is believed they were working on an electrical communications box when they were struck by a vehicle.
“One man, believed to be in his late 20’s, suffered serious head injuries and received emergency treatment from medics at the scene. Due to his serious injuries the man was anaesthetised by the trauma Doctor and was then airlifted to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Major Trauma Unit for further treatment. Unfortunately the mans condition was described as critical.
“A second man, believed to be in his early 20’s, suffered serious facial and arm injuries. He also received treatment at the scene from medics and was transferred by land ambulance to Russells Hall Hospital for further treatment.
“Both hospital had been pre alerted to the patient’s arrival and their serious injuries.
“The air ambulance landed in playing fields adjacent to the incident.”
Residents in a West Midlands town are being warned by police to look out for metal thieves after a spate of thefts.
One primary school in Coseley has been hit five times since November. Lead has been ripped from roofs and windows, causing thousands of pounds of damage.
Firefighters are currently putting out a 200 tonne scrap metal fire in Coseley near Dudley.
West Midlands Fire Service say the fire is at a reclamation site on Havacre Lane.
Trains between Coseley and Wolverhampton Station have been cancelled due to a large amount of smoke.