Thieves steal letters meant for Santa
25 Dec
2011
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Thieves steal letters meant for Santa »

HEARTLESS thieves have dashed children’s hopes this Christmas after breaking into a postbox and stealing hundreds of letters meant for Santa Claus.   The postbox has been used by youngsters in the Black Country for more than 25-years, who write what they would like for Christmas and address it to Santa, thinking it goes to [...]

Alfie the lost dog found
31 Aug
2011
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Alfie the lost dog found »

THE delighted owners of a 16-week-old puppy that was snatched by opportunistic motorcycle thieves have been reunited with their beloved pet. Tiny spaniel Alfie was taken by a pair of bandits in a bank raid-style operation last week and was captured on CCTV. Despite frantic efforts by his owners, Pauline and Ian Parsons, both 45, [...]

Thief delays 425 trains and costs tax payer thousands
3 Jun
2011
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Thief delays 425 trains and costs tax payer thousands »

A THIEF brought a rail network to a halt and delayed more than 400 trains by stealing just 121 metres of cable from rail lines. Wayne Griffin, 26, cost Network Rail GBP324,000-worth of damages following the theft – a bill that will be picked up by the tax payer. Griffin, from Leamington, Warwickshire, endangered countless [...]

Plates stolen from Wolverhampton war memorial
31 May
2011
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Plates stolen from Wolverhampton war memorial »

SHAMELESS thieves have stolen two metal plates bearing the names of dozens of war heroes from a memorial. The memorial, in Wolverhampton, bore the names of dozens of soldiers who died during the First and Second World Wars. It is thought that the vandals stole the metal plates over the weekend, before furious locals alerted [...]

Women suffers major facial injuries after being mugged on train
11 May
2011
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Women suffers major facial injuries after being mugged on train »

THIS is the bruised and beaten face of a brave woman who dared to stand up to a vicious thug who had stolen her handbag on a train. Petite Letitia Murphy was on her way home after a long day at work when she was violently assaulted after challenging the mugger who had tried to [...]

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