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Video: Two children narrowly escape death in West Bromwich drive-by shooting

A four-year-old boy and a girl aged 12 months have miraculously escaped being shot, as gunmen fired at their family home in a quiet residential street in West Bromwich.

The children were asleep in the upstairs front bedroom of the semi-detached property in leafy Shaftesbury Street during the early hours of last Sunday morning, when the gunmen targeted the property.

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Two police officers injured in car crash whilst responding to emergency call

Two police officers were involved in a car crash last night in West Bromwich, whilst responding to an emergency call of an assault.

Two male officers, both from West Bromwich police station, were in a marked police car when they collided with a BMW at 10.50pm in Coles Lane, Hill Top.

One of the officers was taken to hospital after being rescued from the vehicle by fire officers and was later discharged. The other officer suffered minor injuries.

The driver of the other vehicle was uninjured.

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Two police officers injured in crash

Two police officers were injured in a crash last night, after their marked police car had a collision while responding to an emergency call.

The crash happened at this junction last night Credit: Google Street View

The two male officers, based at West Bromwich police station, were heading to reports of an assault when they crashed into another vehicle, at around 10.50pm in Coles Lane at the junction with Hill Top.

One of the officers was taken to hospital after being helped out of the car by firefighters. He was later discharged. The other officer suffered minor injuries.

The driver of the other car was not injured.

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