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Two arrested in Tipton murder probe

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of murder following the death of a man in Tipton.

Indiga Daniel Wallace died from head injuries Credit: ITV News Central

The body of Indiga Daniel Wallace was found in a flat on Fisher Street on 11 November.

A post mortem revealed he died from head injuries.

A 30-year-old-man from West Bromwich and a 34-year-old man from Oldbury were arrested at an address in Langley and are being held in police custody.


Police release footage of a man regarding incident in Tipton involving noxious liquid

Police have released CCTV of a man they want to speak to after a noxious liquid was squirted at a Tipton shop worker.

Police have released CCTV footage of a man they want to speak to. Credit: West Midlands Police

The attack happened at Lifestyle Express in Tividale Road when a man threw the liquid at the employee and then lunged at him and cut him with a knife.

The man then ran off from the shop empty-handed.

Detectives are currently trawling through CCTV and speaking to witnesses.

At this stage a 22-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the investigation and released on bail and officers are continuing to appeal for help to find a second man.

He is described as black, around 23 years old, 6ft tall, medium build and clean shaven. He was wearing a black cap, black coat and black trousers.

The shop worker suffered two cuts to his cheek following the attack which happened at around 3.20pm on 7 July.

We’ve released this image in the hope that someone recognises the man and can help us move our investigation forward.

"This was a really nasty attack and the shop worker was lucky to suffer only relatively minor injuries.

"If you know the man in the image or have any information about what happened, please call us as soon as possible."

– PC James Finnegan, from Force CID

Anyone with information should contact PC Finnegan on 101 or call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

Sandwell night club incident leaves man with serious head injuries

The 22-year-old is described as being in a critical but stable condition. Credit: PA Images

A 22-year-old man has been left with serious head injuries after an incident at a Tipton night club in Sandwell.

Police were called to the Triple S Club in Bradleys Lane, Tipton, just after 3am, following a report of a man being injured.

He was found by officers suffering a serious head injury and was taken to hospital, where his condition is described as critical but stable.

The club was sealed for a time whilst forensic investigations were on-going.

It is not known at this stage how the man suffered head injuries, but we are keen to hear from anyone who was at the Triple S Club Friday night and who may have seen what happened.

– DC Martin Peart from Sandwell’s violent crime team


Midlands council worker killed in Tunisia - reports

A council worker from the Tipton area was among those killed in yesterday's terrorist attack in Tunisia, according to reports.

At least five Britons have been confirmed dead in the attack at the beach resort of Sousse.

Sandwell Council told ITV News the man's death has yet to be confirmed and they are awaiting official confirmation.

Pensioner seriously hurt in mobility scooter crash

Map showing area of collision Credit: ITV News Central

Police are investigating after a pensioner was knocked from his mobility scooter in Tipton by a vehicle.

The 88-year-old man was crossing Toll End Road near to Ocker Hill Roundabout when the collision happened at around 11:20am on Friday morning.

He is being treated in hospital where his condition is described as stable.

Sergeant Alan Wood said:

"People who stopped at the scene to help have been spoken to but I am keen to speak to anyone who may have actually witnessed the collision."

– Sergeant Alan Wood, West Midlands Police
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