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Man calls police because Snapchat 'wasn't working'

Snapchat Credit: Frank May/DPA/PA Images

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.

Police appeal for missing teenage girl

15-year-old Stacey-Lea Davenport-Davis Credit: Sandwell Police

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.


Man arrested after rooftop standoff in Kings Norton

A police helicopter was dispatched Credit: West Midlands Police

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.

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