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Police tweet details of ambulance vehicle crash

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WALSALL: Three people have been injured following a collision involving an ambulance service response vehicle and a BMW car.

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It happened at 9:26am. A paramedic and the driver and passenger from the BMW are in hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

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Broadway North is currently closed between Princes Avenue and Walhouse Road while officers investigate.

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Three hurt after crash involving ambulance vehicle

File photo: An ambulance response vehicle Credit: West Midlands Ambulance Service

Three people have been injured after a crash between an ambulance response vehicle and a BMW in Walsall.

The collision happened shortly before 9.30am on Broadway North. A paramedic and passenger in the BMW are in hospital with what police say are 'non life-threatening' injuries.

Broadway North is currently closed between Princes Avenue and Walhouse Road while officers investigate.

Armed units in Wolverhampton after teens hurt

Two teenagers were hurt in Lichfield Street at around 8.10pm Credit: ITV News Central

Armed police put part of Wolverhampton city centre on lockdown last night after two teenagers were injured in a suspected shooting.

Officers were called to the Lichfield Street area at around 8.10pm to find two teenagers injured after reports of a disturbance.

They are currently being treated in hospital. Armed units were called in to investigate reports that gunshots were fired in the Lichfield Street area. A small cordon remained in place last night, after one man was arrested.

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Police tweet details about possible gunshots fired

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Police are currently responding to a disorder in Wolverhampton city centre in which two people have been injured.

Police used Twitter to update the events unfolding in Wolverhampton city centre last night when two teenagers were assaulted, after reports gunshots were fired.

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The city centre was locked down by armed officers for a short while in the immediate aftermath of the disturbance.

A boy and girl were hurt at around 8.10pm last night in Lichfield Street, and armed police flooded into the area, placing the city centre on lockdown.

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Officers are also probing whether gunshots were fired during the disturbance which happened in the Lichfield Street area.

Lockdown in city centre after suspected shooting

Two teenagers - a man and a woman - are in hospital after being assaulted in Wolverhampton this evening.

West Midlands police officers are investigating whether shots were fired during the disturbance which happened in the Lichfield Street area.

One man has been arrested.

The city centre was on lock down earlier this evening with armed officers on patrol, and a small area remains cordoned off as inquiries take place at the scene.

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Murder investigation as man injured at pub dies

The Deer's Leap pub Credit: ITV News Central

A murder investigation is underway after a 27-year-old man, injured at the Deer's Leap pub in Kingstanding, has died.

Police say a fight broke out at the pub on Queslett Road shortly before 8:00 yesterday evening. Two men aged 22 and 27 were arrested.

Two other men in their 20s have been arrested today in connection with the incident. They are all in custody.

Police are appealing for any witnesses to come forward.

The dead man has not yet been named.

Man appears in court over chemical attack

Teenager was attacked with high-strength cleaning fluid.
Teenager was attacked with high-strength cleaning fluid. Credit: SWNS

A man has appeared in court after a 19-year-old girl was doused in high-strength cleaning fluid.

Matthew Wood, who is alleged to have caused grievous bodily harm to Aleena Rafiq, was remanded in custody until July.

Ms Rafiq, formerly known as Vikki Horsman, suffered internal injuries and burns to her face and chest after she was attacked as she opened the door in MacDonald Close, Tividale on Tuesday.

She remains in a critical condition.

Wood appeared in court with his partner and mother who are both charged with perverting the course of justice. All three have been ordered to appear in Wolverhampton Crown Court on July 11.

Man in critical condition after pub assault in Streetly

Police appeal for witnesses after a man is assaulted in The Deers Leap pub in Streetly
Police appeal for witnesses after a man is assaulted in The Deers Leap pub in Streetly Credit: ITV News Central

Police are appealing for witnesses as man is left in a critical condition after he was assaulted in a pub in Streetly.

They were called to the The Deer's Leap on Queslett Road at around 7.50pm yesterday evening.

A 27-year-old man was punched to the floor and taken to hospital where he remains in a critical condition.

Two men, 27 and 22, were arrested in connection with the assault and both remain in custody.

Detective Inspector Gary Plant, from Force CID, said:

The disorder broke out in the middle of the evening and there would have been a number of people who have information about what happened.

We are still in the early stages of this investigation and the pub will remain closed today while a forensic examination takes place.

Shocking wreckage of police car rammed in Dudley

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This is all that is left after a suspected drink driver crashed into a police car over night! http://t.co/6K05l8KleO http://t.co/cDY1LWuGFV

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An officer from West Midlands Police has tweeted a picture of the wreckage of a police car after a suspected drink driver ploughed into it last night in Dudley.

Two officers had to be taken to hospital after the smash at the junction of Smithy Lane and Tansey Green Road in the early hours of this morning.

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