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Police are investigating whether a number of recent violent
In the latest incident on Thursday, an 84-year-old man from Moseley
was out jogging when he had his car stolen by robbers who took
He's been talking to our reporter Tom Turrell.
84-year-old Michael Sheehan has been using this Moseley park
Last Thursday, he was attacked by four men hell-bent on
One of them said, get the knife, and they produced a
long knife and put it to my throat and said
keys, or whatever it was.
As they kicked him, Michael did what he could to shield his face.
The main thing was to try and protect myself.
I did not want my eyes or my teeth to be smashed in.
I was trying to go into some sort of a ball.
Police say there has been a spate of similar
Recently a 75-year-old man fought off a gang who tried to steal his
He was thrown to the ground and suffered cuts and bruises.
Then last Sunday these men ran off after attacking a pregnant woman
Peter Leadbetter is the chairman of the residents association
There is an amount of fear and imitation.
We are a very supportive community and we're not going to
We are going to have to be very careful and
supportive, particularly of those folk who are on their own.
West Midlands Police were out in force today.
A post mortem examination is due to be carried out on a man
who died after being stabbed in a Birmingham street.
The man, who's believed to be in his 20s,
was found lying in Moseley Street, in Highgate, early
Police have launched a murder inquiry.
It's understood there's been some minor disorder at Hull
prison after the transfer of inmates from Birmingham.
15 prisoners were moved to Hull following Friday's riot
It's understood one wing was closed for a short time,
with the prisoners unhappy about being moved.
A leading businessmen says that Brexit is harming
the region's economy - six months after the EU referendum.
Sir Peter Rigby told the Sunday Politics in the Midlands
that the strong pound and rising inflation meant "business
UKIP rejected his comments describing them as scare stories.
One European market that is here to stay,
Birmingham's Frankfurt Christmas market.
The West Midlands voted strongly to leave the European Union but now one
of the region's biggest business owners and a key
The views and warnings, if you will, people who wanted
The fall in the value of the pound, the inflation that is
being introduced as a result of that.
Importantly, this lack of understanding of what the
alternative is to being a part of Europe.
In business, one man's loss is another man's gain.
A gold rush is underway at this jewellery shop.
Thanks to a fall in the pound, the rise of gold measured
It's owner never doubted that Brexit would be
anything other than a success and with plans to expand, they're
Certainly with the more expensive items, gold,
Are voters showing any signs of buyers remorse?
People who have to compete for jobs, council
housing, education and other things look that don't.
With the question of how the UK start the business of
leaving the EU stuck in the Supreme Court
will get will carry on going round in circles.
In today's football, Aston Villa bounced back
from their midweek defeat at Norwich by beating Queen's Park Rangers
1-0 in The Championship at Loftus Road.
The visitors could have taken the lead in the first half,
but Jonathan Kodjia's penalty was saved.
The Villa striker made up for it in the second half by scoring
Some of the biggest stars in British sport are gathering at the
Genting Arena near Birmingham tonight for the annual
BBC Sports Personality of the Year awards.
You can see more of the build up now by pressing the red button
and the awards ceremony itself on BBC One from 7.
Time for a look at the weather now with Alex Hamilton.
Git evening. We have a yellow weather warning in force for fog
tonight and into tomorrow morning. tonight and into tomorrow morning.
Patches of fog across the West Midlands and some of those patches
will be dense. High pressure in charge but we are likely to see some
drizzle tomorrow. Overnight tonight, patches of fog will prove for a
tricky driving conditions. Those of three Celsius. The sparkle of frost
in rural spots. A great start to the day tomorrow. Some drizzle here and
there. Some fog will be stubborn to left. Highs of eight Celsius. A
cloudy picture for the next couple of days.
I'll be back with the late bulletin at half past eleven.
Until then, have a very good evening.