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Martin Lewis to sue Facebook – here’s why and how you can spot a scam 

23 Apr 18

Here is a look at what is happening and tips on how you can spot a scam ad…


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Child sexual exploitation cases more than double in Solihull 

23 Apr 18

It is thought to be because of a rise in the number of victims coming forward…


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Pat Phelan set for another Coronation Street murder so gruesome it can’t be shown on traditional slot 

23 Apr 18

The killing will be so violent that it will not be able to be aired in a traditional Coronation Street slot…


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Police smash £100k cannabis farm in bedrooms of Small Heath house 

23 Apr 18

Police raided property in Heybarnes Road in Small Heath.


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School holiday activities on offer for young people in Lichfield and Burntwood as Space scheme returns for 2018 

23 Apr 18

Youngsters in Lichfield and Burntwood will be able to take part in a range of activities this summer as the Space scheme returns.


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Man injured in late-night attack outside Rowley Regis takeaway 

22 Apr 18

The victim was treated in hospital after the incident on Saturday…


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Man arrested outside Birmingham Airport after ‘threatening to shoot passengers’ 

22 Apr 18

He was removed from a bus after being arrested on suspicion of sexual assault…


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Watch: Street riot in Netherton as shots fired and car attacked with bats 

22 Apr 18

Attack on women was believed to have sparked the violence…


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Walsall in van crime epidemic after 25 thefts and break-ins in just one month 

22 Apr 18

West Midlands Police has released figures of vehicle thefts in Darlaston and Bentley…


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This week in court: A gangster, an evil couple and a sick driver who ran over man’s head 

22 Apr 18

Criminals jailed at Birmingham Crown Court are named and shamed…


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Charity worker feared being raped in 40-day Thai prison nightmare 

21 Apr 18

Sean Felton was thrown into a squalid cell packed with 50 inmates…


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Frankley Killers YouTube gangster among criminals jailed for more than 70 years 

21 Apr 18

Locals praised as tip-offs lead to jail time for ten notorious gang members…


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Panel backs the way police use stop and search powers in Lichfield 

21 Apr 18

A panel in Lichfield has backed the way stop and search powers are used by police in Lichfield.


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Drug dealer suspects arrested and two cannabis farms destroyed after police blitz on Erdington crime 

20 Apr 18

More than seven suspects were arrested after the Erdington crime blitz…


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Success for Question Time-style events about crime 

20 Apr 18

‘Tell us what we need to do and we will do it…


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‘Monster’ David Crook is jailed for raping teen, 15, after party 35 years ago 

20 Apr 18

David Crook, now 68, met the girl, who was then 15, following a party in Tamworth around Bonfire Night in 1983…


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Huge police presence as two teens arrested on busy Sutton Coldfield high street 

20 Apr 18

Two 16-year-olds arrested in broad daylight after short police chase ending
on Boldmere Road…


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Sarbjit Kaur murder: CCTV released of woman police want to speak to 

20 Apr 18

Victim was murdered at her own home in February…


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John Michie’s daughter ‘first to die from party drug 2CP’, court told 

20 Apr 18

Ceon Broughton, of Enfield, north London, appeared at Winchester Crown Court, accused of supplying the psychedelic drug…


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This horrifying Snapchat feature could put kids at risk of paedophiles 

20 Apr 18

Apps are aiding predators in their bid to pinpoint the location of potential targets, it has emerged…


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Mum’s outrage over police not investigating attack on daughter, 12, because it’s ‘not cost effective’ 

20 Apr 18

Greater Manchester Police reportedly suggested she should resolve the issue herself by visiting the parents of the attacker…


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Sutton Coldfield man pleads guilty to hacking his former employer 

19 Apr 18

Samir Desai admitted in court today to accessing his former employer’s business.


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These were the most crime-ridden parts of Walsall last month 

19 Apr 18

The figures show the parts of the borough with the greatest danger of crime…


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These were the most crime-ridden parts of Solihull last month 

19 Apr 18

The figures show the parts of the borough with the greatest danger of crime…


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These were the most crime-ridden parts of Dudley last month 

19 Apr 18

The figures show the parts of the borough with the greatest danger of crime…