Police incident this afternoon


Added 9:00pm: Image of the events on Brownhills Island this afternoon, as taken and posted on Twitter by J_J_Heeartbeats. Click on the image to see the original post.

It seems there was a hoax bomb alert in Brownhills this afternoon. Contrary to rumour, nobody is hurt and the incident wasn’t caused by a suicide.

As soon as I get any information, I’ll share it.

Suggestions that police were looking for a man interfering with a miner are unconfirmed ;0)

[Edited 7:15pm]

Enquiries on social media with Walsall and Brownhills beat police revealed the following:


Thanks to PCSO Hateley for the help, there. Most appreciated.

Can I just put out a request to those reading this? Before the truth had even got it’s y-fronts on, the rumour was rocketing around Brownhills that someone had hung themselves from the Miner. Before repeating utterly unfeasible rubbish like that, can we please stop and think? It saves an awful lot of heartache.



[Edited 7:53pm]

Superintendent Keith Fraser of Walsall Police tweeted the following:

Thanks to Superintendent Fraser for his help. Cheers.

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7 Responses to Police incident this afternoon

  1. Wyatt says:

    Who would want bomb brownhills its already a mess

    • Could do at least 30 quids worth of damage….

      • peter says:

        Hi Bob. I’m not sure about your figures here, I did a quick costing over the weekend and the £30.00 you mention is a little high, my figures (albeit rough calculations at this stage) show that for £30.00 you could also make good the damage and rebuild the town, as it was before the incident. Please try to be more accurate in the future.

  2. I have an amusing anecdote relating to this that I may blog later, involving one of the cars attending the scene!

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  4. Danny says:

    Just wondering, why does everything say Feb 2nd on it? A date error?

  5. Danny says:

    Scratch that, just realised this was an earlier incident, i was not aware they’d had one! Apologies!

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