West Midlands Police

M6 in Birmingham comes to a standstill as police deal with person on bridge

There was traffic chaos on the M6 motorway in Birmingham as police dealt with a person on the bridge.<p>Cars and lorries came to a standstill as lanes …

Birmingham, UK

Desperate hunt for missing four-month-old baby after he was abducted with his mum

A four-month-old baby boy is still missing after being abducted along with his mum.<p>Little Lincoln Davies was kidnapped with his mum, Jesscia, from …

Crime

Masked robbers steal ATM cash during ram raid at Halifax in Shirley

Police are hunting ram-raiders who crashed into a bank - before robbers stole two ATM containers loaded with cash.<p>Staff were filling the ATM with …

Birmingham, UK

Helpless teen stabbed SIX times as police step up hunt for knifeman after Great Barr bus stop attack

Police are hunting a 19-year-old American national in relation to a “vicious and unprovoked” bus stop stabbing in Great Barr.<p>The victim, a …

Crime

Rush hour delays as man hit by car in Bristol Road South, Northfield

Rush-hour commuters faced traffic chaos after a man and a car collided on a major traffic junction.<p>Ambulance crews were called to Bristol Road South …

Birmingham, UK

Missing Walsall mum Jessica Davis is found - without her baby

A mum who vanished with her baby has been found – but without her child.<p>Jessica Davis, from Walsall, disappeared with her four-month-old son last …

Birmingham, UK

Husband found guilty of wife's axe murder in Lidl car park

<b>A "jealous and paranoid" husband who killed his wife with an axe after convincing himself she was having an affair has been found guilty of murder.</b><p>Nyasha Kahari was found in a car outside a Lidl store in Tile Cross, Birmingham on 30 January.<p>West Midlands Police said she had suffered catastrophic …

Brutal

Woman punched in face by thugs trying to steal her Mercedes

A woman was punched in the face twice as she grappled with two thugs who tried to steal her Mercedes.<p>She was confronted on the driveway of her Hodge …

Crime

We asked Prime Minister Theresa May about West Midlands Police funding - here's her reply

Prime Minister Theresa May was asked whether given the rise in crime in the last year whether West Midlands Police might get a boost in this week's …

Brexit

Thief steals guitar signed by Liam Gallagher from blind pensioner

<i>"Despicable"</i><p>Police are appealing for information after an acoustic guitar signed by Liam Gallagher was stolen from a blind pensioner.<p>The 71-year-old …

Liam Gallagher

Endris Mohammed jailed for children's smother-murders

<b>A man who murdered his two young children by smothering them with a petrol-soaked rag has been sentenced to at least 33 years in jail.</b><p>Endris Mohammed, 47, was convicted of killing his son Saros and daughter Leanor Endris, aged eight and six, at their home in Birmingham last October.<p>He also tried to …

Crime

'Ring of steel' as armed police and anti-terror barriers at Christmas markets including Leeds

This footage shows the "rings of steel" protecting Britain's Christmas markets this year as security is bolstered amid fears of Berlin-style copycat …

Leeds

Midlands Live: Breaking news and local stories - BBC News

Live Reporting<p>A BBC investigation has uncovered fresh claims of child abuse within the Jehovah’s Witness organisation and fears that the Church’s own rules are protecting perpetrators.<p>The Charity Commission has launched an inquiry into allegations of abuse, which one lawyer has compared to historic …

Theresa May

Lorry collides with pushchair carrying two-year-old girl

A lorry has collided with a pushchair carrying a two-year-old girl in Dudley.<p>The collision happened on the A461 Duncan Edwards Way near Cousins …

Birmingham, UK

HUGE gun haul handed in to Sutton Coldfield police station

A large haul of guns and other weapons has been handed in to Sutton Coldfield police station.<p>Pistols, a grenade and even sawn-off shotguns were among …

Guns

Boy of 16 chased and stabbed in Dale End NCP car park

A boy of 16 was stabbed in the leg after he was cornered in a Birmingham city centre car park.<p>It happened after the victim was chased around parked …

Crime

Burglary suspects arrested MINUTES after Sutton Coldfield break-in

Four men suspected of attempting to steal an expensive car in Sutton Coldfield were caught just minutes after being spotted by a member of the public.<p>…

Crime

Man arrested with 53 stolen phones at Royal Blood concert

"We're hot on the heels of these offenders," West Midlands Police said.<p>A 22-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of theft after being caught …

Crime

Most Wanted for murder, GBH: Can you help police find these people?

West Midlands Police need your help in finding these people, some wanted in connection with serious crimes including attempted murder, murder and …

Crime

Liam Gallagher memorabilia stolen from 71-year-old blind pensioner

71-year-old woman won guitar in a Radio X competition, but had it stolen along with TV.<p>Liam Gallagher memorabilia was stolen from a 71-year-old …

Liam Gallagher

Watch: Woman 'hit with bottle' on 'worst bus in Birmingham'

A man is being questioned on suspicion of assault after a teenage girl was allegedly hit with a BOTTLE on board a bus in Alum Rock.<p>Footage shows …

Birmingham, UK

Suspected gunman tasered by courageous police woman following a dramatic car chase through Stourbridge

A police woman showed ‘outstanding courage’ when she tasered a suspected gunman following a dramatic car chase.<p>The PC and another officer were …

Policing

'Gone in 60 Seconds': Most shocking car jackings in Birmingham caught on camera

Birmingham has been swept by a wave of violent carjackings where owners have been targeted on their own driveways.<p>The above video shows the extent of …

Birmingham, UK

Teenage girl escapes through window after being held captive and forced into sex with 20 men

A 14-year-old schoolgirl who was held captive for five days, drugged, and forced to have sex with 20 men, was rescued when police spotted her …

Crime

These were the most dangerous places to live in Birmingham last month

The latest crime figures have been released by West Midlands Police.<p>The figures show the most crime-ridden areas of Birmingham and the surrounding …

Birmingham, UK

Hunt to find raiders targeting Audi cars at Sutton Coldfield railway stations

CCTV of two men suspected of attempting to steal a luxury car at a Sutton Coldfield railway station have been released by police.<p>The suspects entered …

Birmingham, UK

Fears hundreds of children at risk of sexual exploitation in Birmingham not being identified

HUNDREDS of children at risk of sexual exploitation in Birmingham may not have been identified or properly recorded, a councillor has …

Birmingham, UK

Gangs 'using TASERS on schoolgirl rape victims as Birmingham faces tsunami of child sexual exploitation’

BIRMINGHAM is facing a ‘tsunami of child sexual exploitation’ with reports that gang members are using TASERS on schoolgirl rape victims, a …

Birmingham, UK

Driver climbs through McDonald's drive-thru window to SMASH till before CRASHING car and closing city tunnel

A man sparked a FOUR-HOUR drama after climbing through a McDonald’s drive-thru window and damaging a till before later crashing his car - and then …

Birmingham, UK

Mystery as man discovered with 'number of injuries' in Birmingham street

Police are appealing for information after a man was found lying injured in a Birmingham street.<p>The man, aged in his 30s, was discovered with ‘a …

Crime