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10 and 11 year old boys 'drive car into a wall'

A car, alleged to have been driven by two boys aged ten and 11, caused considerable damage after crashing into a wall in Wolverhampton.

Emergency services were called to the property in Wolverhampton just before 6am. Credit: Wolverhampton Fire Station

Emergency services were called to the property, in Kinfare Drive, Tettenhall Wood just before 6am.

The two males were taken to New Cross Hospital where they were treated for minor injuries.

West Midlands Police say they are currently investigating the matter.

Crews were called out to recover the and treat the drivers early this morning. Credit: Wolverhampton Fire Station


Steve Morgan's 'new partner' may be a reason for Wolves sale

The chief executive of Wolverhampton Wanderers FC has broken his silence on the sale of the club.

Amongst the reasons he felt for the sale was that Steve Morgan has a new partner following his divorce and so doesn't have enough time for Wolves.

He also suggested that Morgan's time constraints and 'vitriol' of some fans were behind his decision.


Police appeal for information on missing Wolverhampton man

Credit: West Midlands Police

Police are becoming increasingly concerned for a man who went missing from his Wolverhampton home over a week ago.

32-year-old Saresh Kumar was last seen on 20 September when he collapsed whilst visiting relatives on Howell Road in Blakenhall.

The family called for medical help but Saresh ran away before he could be treated.

He is also known as ‘Bunty’ and does not have a fixed address but is believed to come from the Wolverhampton area.

He is described as Asian, around 5ft 7ins tall and of a slim build. He was last seen wearing black trousers, black shirt and no shoes.

If anyone has any information as to his whereabouts then please call West Midlands Police on 101. Alternatively people can leave information by calling the Missing People charity on 116 000.

Six sentenced over multi million pound drug operation

The scheme saw a Cumbrian mansion used as the base to grow drugs. Credit: PA

Six people, including a man from Wolverhampton, have been sentenced for almost 40 years for their roles in a multi-million pound drugs operation.

The scheme saw a Cumbrian mansion used as the base to grow drugs. Cannabis worth up to £5.2 million was believed to have been grown in the house in Maulds Meaburn between June 2011 and May 2012.

49-year-old Mark Gallagher, from Wolverhampton Road East in Wolverhampton, was sentenced to seven years for conspiracy to supply cannabis.

Police became aware of possible illegal activity when they received a report of suspicious activity at the mansion. On entering the building, they discovered huge amounts of equipment, ducting and cabling consistent with that used to cultivate cannabis.

An investigation was launched and following enquiries it was estimated that between June 2011 and May 2012. more than 260kg of cannabis had been grown.

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