A public meeting is being held today to gather opinion on whether the PCC was right to suspend a deputy police commissioner.Read the full story ›
West Midlands Police have revealed that a male caller contacted them last night because an application on his phone wasn't working.
The man called police to complain that he wasn't able to use his Snapchat app. He was reminded that this wasn't an appropriate reason to call 999.
A male has this evening rang 999 because his Snapchat app is not working. He was strongly advised re use of the 999 service.
Two of West Midlands Police’s four-legged crime fighters are retiring, after seven years of chasing down and sniff out offenders.Read the full story ›
Police are appealing for help in finding Stacey-Lea Davenport-Davis who has been missing since yesterday afternoon.
The 15-year-old left her address in Oldbury and was last seen on Throne Road around 2pm.
She is described as white, 5ft 2ins tall with long highlighted brown hair and was wearing her school uniform - a navy blue blazer with a blue shirt and black trousers and was carrying a pink ‘London’ bag with a bow.
Stacey-Lea is not in any trouble and has not been missing before and anyone who has see her is urged to call Police on 101.
Police are appealing for information after a man was attacked with a machete on Wall Bank Road in Ward End, Birmingham.Read the full story ›
A man was arrested following a standoff with police from the roof of a house in Kings Norton last night.
Part of Station Road in Kings Norton was closed from 8.30pm while negotiations took place between the man and the police.
The National Police Air Service was dispatched as part of the operation.
After speaking with specially trained negotiators, the 27-year-old came down a short while later.
He was arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to rob and remains in police custody.
Three people will appear in court today over the murder of music shop owner Tanveer Iqbal who was found dead in the boot of his car in Edgbaston on 1 February.
A 43 year old and a 16 year old schoolboy will appear accused of murder, while a 17 year old girl has been charged with perverting the course of justice.
A 'gun fanatic' who shot his neighbour after a drunken row, before returning home to walk his dog, has been jailed for 16 years.Read the full story ›
West Midlands Police have issued a warning to motorists, who lie to avoid penalty points, that they will be hauled before the courts.Read the full story ›
Drug-dealers caught with a solid block of cocaine weighing 999 grams hidden in their car have been jailed for four years eight months.Read the full story ›