Along with the rest of the town, I noticed the West Midlands Police helicopter hovering over Brownhills late this afternoon (Staurday, 25th August, 2012). Out and about at the time, as I rounded the bend in the canal, I happened upon two coppers on Catshill Junction who told me they were looking for a burglary suspect – a grey haired man on a silver bike.
Top tweeting copper, PC Richard Stanley, tweeted this later in the afternoon:
For incidents like this, it’s always worth following the West Midland Police helicopter crew on Twatter:
So, if you were out and about around Brownhills at around 5pm on Saturday afternoon, and saw a guy of that description, please do shout up…