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Missing Rhys found safe and well

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Saturday 24 January 2015

Missing Seaford boy Rhys Millerchip, 14, has been found safe and well.

Rhys, who had not been seen since he left the East Sussex town centre to walk to his nearby address on the morning of Tuesday 30 December, went into a police station in Kent in the early hours of Saturday (24 January) 

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Police warning as car thieves strike during frosty morning

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Friday 23 January 2015

Opportunistic car thieves have hit the West Midlands this morning (23 January), with four cars being stolen while their owners waited indoors for them to defrost. 

Officers are now investigating the thefts after the vehicles, with a combined value of around £73,000, were taken after being left unlocked on the drive with their keys in the ignition.

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Drug dealer pleads guilty to possession of class A drugs

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Friday 23 January 2015

A Birmingham man has pleaded guilty to drug offences at Birmingham Crown Court after trying to sell class A drugs to a plain clothes police officer.

Warsame Mohamed from James Turner Street in Winson Green approached two officers outside shops in Smallbrook Queensway just before 5pm on 20 January 2014 asking if they smoked.

When the officers identified themselves, Mohamed and an accomplice tried to flee. The officers detained them both, but one man broke free by hitting the officer’s arm and has not been traced.

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Plucky Birmingham pensioner fights off burglar

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Friday 23 January 2015

Police in Birmingham are hailing a plucky pensioner after a burglar fell down a flight of stairs following a morning raid on her home. 

A police hunt is now underway to find the man who terrified the 80-year-old and her husband just after 11am on Wednesday 21 January 2015.

The would-be burglar used a door key stolen in an earlier burglary to sneak into the house on Green Meadow Road, Northfield.

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