West Midlands Police

This Thief Is Nothing If Not Optimistic...

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 19.09.2014 | UK

If you're going to try to steal a work of art, check before you go that it can fit under your top if that's where you're going to hide it. This opt...

Former Ukip MEP Charged With Money Laundering

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 23.07.2014 | UK Politics

A former Ukip MEP has been charged with money laundering and misconduct in public office after an inquiry into her expense claims. The Crown Prosec...

The Barefoot Boy With No Name: Lad Found Wandering Streets Of Birmingham At Night

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.06.2014 | UK

Police who found a three-year-old boy wandering the streets barefooted are to reunite him with his family. The boy was found walking alone at aroun...

Complaining To Police About Racism? Forget It, Unless You're An Officer...

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 05.06.2014 | UK

Three of Britain's largest police forces have been criticised for "poor" handling of discrimination complaints, and being far more sympathetic to thos...

LISTEN: 'Is That 999? I've Not Got Sprinkles On My Ice Cream'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.06.2014 | UK

To clarify: Not having sprinkles on your ice cream is not a good reason to dial 999. The lesson was too late for this woman who rang West Midlands ...

Man And Woman Found Stabbed To Death In House, With Children Asleep

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 10.05.2014 | UK

A woman and her ex-partner have been found stabbed to death, while their three children slept upstairs, police have said. A 19-year-old man has bee...

Muslim Women Can Help Stop Youth From Going to Syria

Shaista Gohir | Posted 23.06.2014 | UK
Shaista Gohir

So what can Muslim women do to stop young Muslims from going abroad and getting involved in the Syria conflict? Well women can be the first to see behavioural changes amongst family members including a preoccupation with the Syria crisis.

Ex-Guantanamo Brit Moazzam Begg Arrested Over Syria Terror

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 25.02.2014 | UK

Former Guantanamo detainee Moazzam Begg is one of four people arrested in Birmingham on suspicion of terror offences, related to the conflict in Syria...

Hillsborough Survivors Speak Of 'Intimidation' By Police

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 04.02.2014 | UK

Hillsborough survivors have spoken of how they were "scared and intimidated" by officers from the force tasked to independently investigate the footba...

Birmingham Rapper Murder Trial Sparks Tense Stand-Off In City Centre (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 27.01.2014 | UK

Police officers have been involved in city-centre fracas with a group of youths after a man was Tasered in a local court building. More than 50 office...

Find These Men

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Police have released sickening CCTV footage of a violent robbery where a man is knocked unconscious. Officers are hunting the men who threw a plate...

Birmingham Doctor Faces 10 Sex Assault Charges

Posted 30.11.2013 | UK

A doctor has been charged with a further 10 offences of sexually assaulting female patients at two hospitals. Nafees Hamid, from Moseley in Birming...

Sikh Man Dies Three Months After Shocking Attack

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 07.11.2013 | UK

A pensioner has died in hospital three months after a sickening city-centre assault by a young woman was caught on CCTV. In August, Joginder Singh,...

LOOK: Attack On Street Performer Goes Viral

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.10.2013 | UK

A man has been cautioned after an assault on a "living statue" street performer went viral. The victim, dressed as The Predator in Birmingham city ...

Teenage Girl Arrested Over Shocking Attack

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.08.2013 | UK

A 19-year-old girl has been arrested over a shocking attack on an elderly man in Coventry city centre. The Sikh pensioner was left with a bloodied ...

Female Flasher On The Loose

PA | Posted 09.10.2013 | UK

A woman flasher is being hunted by police after she exposed herself to a car full of young children outside a supermarket. The woman apparently app...

Ukrainian Men Questioned After Mosque Explosions

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.07.2013 | UK

Two Ukrainian men are being questioned under anti terror laws after explosions near mosques. West Midlands said they had found debris and signs of ...

LISTEN: Man Calls 999 Because His Driving Instructor Is Late

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.07.2013 | UK

Here's a contender for moron of the week - a man who called 999 because his driving instructor was late. The learner tells the stunned operator he ...

Terror in Tipton: Explaining the Uneasy Relationship the Midlands Has With Mosques

Dr Chris Allen | Posted 11.09.2013 | UK Politics
Dr Chris Allen

Sadly I wasn't surprised when I heard that there was another attack on a mosque in the Midlands last Friday. Little more than a week ago, swastikas ...

Appeals For Calm After Nail Bomb Attack on Mosque In Tipton

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.09.2013 | UK

An appeal for community unity rang out in the wake of a suspected after a nail bomb attack at a mosque, which is being investigated by counter-terror ...

Police Suspect Terrorist Attack After 'Nail Bomb' Explosion Near Mosque

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.07.2013 | UK

Police are investigating a suspected nail bomb attack after reports of "a loud bang" close to a mosque in the Black Country - which is being treated a...

Police Probe Walsall Mosque Bomb As 'Hate Crime'

PA | Posted 23.08.2013 | UK

Counter-terror police have been drafted in to help with a major hate crime investigation after a small home-made bomb exploded near a mosque. Aroun...

Bomb Alert At Mosque

PA | Posted 23.06.2013 | UK

Bomb disposal experts have been called to a mosque after the discovery of a 'suspicious item'. West Midlands Police said Army experts had ordered t...

Father Admits Toddler's Heroin Overdose Death

PA | Posted 10.08.2013 | UK

A man has admitted killing his 23-month-old son who died of a heroin overdose. Daniel Jones was found collapsed at his home last May, and tests fou...

Man In Court Over Birmingham Bus Stabbing

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.03.2013 | UK

A 22-year-old man has appeared in court charged with the murder of Christina Edkins, who was stabbed on a bus as she made her way to school. Phill...