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Sunday 10 December 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# West Midlands Police

This month
December 2023
British police charge more than 40 away fans after major disorder outside stadium
A total of 46 Legia Warsaw supporters were detained on Thursday after missiles and flares were thrown at police outside the stadium.
Last year
Hospital staff member arrested in Birmingham on suspicion of poisoning infant who died
A 27-year-old woman was arrested last Thursday.
All time
UK Police issue 70 fines after discovering revellers at illegal nightclub in Birmingham
Some officers were pelted with bottles and one was injured as a door was smashed open by people trying to break out.
One man dead and seven people injured following stabbings in Birmingham
Police in the city have launched a murder investigation.
Police officer run over by suspect who attacked him and stole patrol car in Birmingham
The suspect is said to have violently assaulted the police officer and punched him to the ground.
Police release footage of moment 5-month-old baby rescued from kidnapping in UK
35-year-old James Dempsey was jailed for 27 months today over the incident.
Man (21) arrested after mother and daughter 'stabbed to death in the street' in England
A suspect had been identified early in the case of the killings of Raneem Oudeh and Khaola Saleem.
Murder suspect named after mother and daughter 'stabbed to death in street' in England
No arrests have yet been made.
Mother run over by her own vehicle pleads for help catching men who fled with her baby daughter
Clare O’Neill was run over by her own vehicle yesterday by car thieves.
Birmingham Repertory Theatre evacuated following explosion in basement
Police say initial indications are that the explosion was caused by a technical fault in a staff-only area of the theatre.
'Absolutely tragic': Man arrested after eight-year-old girl stabbed to death in England
The incident happened in the West Midlands last night.
Suspected burglar gets stuck in takeaway vent for seven hours
He was spotted after shouting to passers-by for help.
Man posed as Justin Bieber lookalike to get indecent images from young girls jailed for 15 years
Yohann Ramchelawon used fake social media accounts to chat to young girls.
British soldiers arrested over alleged membership of banned neo-Nazi group
The men were arrested “on suspicion of being concerned in the commission, preparation and instigation of terrorism”.
The truth about the ‘Birmingham Six’ IRA pub bombings could soon be heard
An inquest into the atrocity is to be reopened.
Today is a big day for the truth about the 'Birmingham Six' IRA pub bombings
In two weeks we’ll know if there’s enough evidence to open an inquest.
Man arrested at a Libertines gig with 38 mobile phones stuffed down his trousers
His pants were taped shut.
Two policemen, one of whom described a woman as a "f****** slag", are to keep their jobs
Officers Christopher Guest and Cavan O’Connell left an abusive voicemail on Alex Faragher’s phone after a suspected incident of domestic violence.
Listen: Man calls police to say his sex worker isn't good looking enough
Police in Britain have released audio of the bizarre 999 call to highlight the abuse of the emergency number.
Police in the UK take a statement... from a dog
PC Peach, reporting for duty.
Column: The full story of the Hillsborough disaster is still to come
A report published last week shed light on an establishment cover-up but the full story of the 1989 stadium disaster is still to come, writes the Hillsborough Justice Campaign’s Sheila Coleman.
Two men arrested in connection with 18-year-old's disappearance in 1991
Nicola Payne went missing in Coventry, England 21 years ago.
Column: 'People are dying without ever having had justice' - Hillsborough 23 years on
Today marks 23 years since 96 Liverpool supporters died at Hillsborough. Sheila Coleman writes on the ongoing battle for justice for the families and survivors of that fateful day.
Seventh man arrested over Birmingham hit-and-run deaths
Three men, two of whom were brothers, were struck by a car and killed during last week’s riots.