Man threatened with a knife in Tipton as police dog comes to rescue

Police dog comes to the rescue after a teenagers threatened a man with a knife in Tipton
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Police arrested two teenagers after a man was threatened with a knife in Tipton last night (Tuesday, January 24).

The victim’s phone and charger were stolen just before 8pm off Great Bridge. Following an area search by firearms officers, two boys were stopped and detained nearby. A police dog recovered the victim’s phone and found the knife.

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Police said that the two boys were arrested on suspicion of robbery and remain in custody for questioning. The police dogs were out again in the early hours of this morning (Wednesday, January 24) - tracking down an aggravated burglary suspect on Cape Hill.

Police were alerted to the break in at around 2.30am. PD Riot (pictured) found a 34 year-old male suspect in a nearby garden. He was arrested on suspicion of burglary and remains in custody for questioning.

A spokesperson for West Midlands Police said: “If you see anything suspicious activity in your area then please get in touch with us by calling 101 or in an emergency call 999.”

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