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British police deal with suspected gunman without killing him

Luckily the boy then threw the toy weapon to the floor and stood against a wall with his hands up.

‘They identified themselves as armed officers and at this I think he panicked really but he produced from inside his coat what turned out to be a toy gun,’ said Constable Rob Pedley. 362 more words

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Policeman jailed for taking drugs from confiscated stash

Benjamin Hughes said he took the drug ‘to cope’ with violence at home (Picture: SWNS)A police officer who took drugs from a confiscated haul to ‘cope’ with a violent home life has been jailed for 20 months. 23 more words

Policeman jailed for taking drugs from confiscated stash

A police officer who took drugs from a confiscated haul to ‘cope’ with a violent home life has been jailed for 20 months.

PC Benjamin Hughes, 33, was found out when a constable noticed an empty deal bag on the floor of a communal locker room on January 14 this year. 369 more words

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Loaded gun seized during police raid at Nando's

Police have seized a loaded gun during a raid at a Nando’s in Birmingham.

Officers retrieved the firearm, as well as two knives and suspected Class B drugs after searching seven teenagers late last night. 186 more words

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Five Killed In Birmingham Industrial Accident

At least five men are believed to have been killed, following an industrial accident, in the UK city of Birmingham, local police have said. 68 more words

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Man seen lighting petrol bombs shortly before halal butchers torched

Police have released footage showing a man lighting petrol bombs shortly before a halal butchers was torched.

The video shows a man in a two-tone blue hooded top lighting two bottles at a bus shelter next to the scene of the attack in Walsall on June 27. 282 more words

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Britain's oldest policeman finally retires aged 66 after making 1,300 arrests

Britain’s oldest policeman is finally retiring at the tender age of 66.

Cornell Barnes – who is known as Barney – has been a police constable since he joined West Midlands Police at the age of 41 in 1990. 331 more words

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