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Community Alerts

We regularly receive incident reports from Sandwell Children’s Services regarding incidents in the local area. These alerts are sent to all Sandwell schools and academies. These reports will be posted here for a period of one month from the time we are notified.

We take these reports seriously and urge our community to be vigilant at all times. We will continue to have an increased staff presence before and after school and our staff will continue to do community walks.


22/11/18 alert: the corner of Moat Road and Knotthall Lane, Oldbury
As two students were walking along Moat Road, approaching Knotthall Lane, a man walked towards them. The man pretended to be on his phone before attempting to grab the phone from one of the students, which resulted in the student dropping the phone and rushing to retrieve it. The man left the scene, at a casual pace, with his head down. Description: male, approximately 5’8” tall, and wearing a grey tracksuit with the hood over his head.
The police had been informed

15/11/18 alert: Ridgacre Road, Quinton (near Tesco)
On Wednesday 14 November 2018 at approximately 3.15pm, a group of students were “messing about” on their way home, when a woman approached them in a red Mini car and asked one of the students to get in the car. The woman grabbed the bag from one of the students and asked him to get in the car. The student got away.
Description: white female, approximately 5’6”, in her 40’s, with red hair and wearing a black jumper.

8/11/18 alert: Alleyway off Beech Avenue, Quinton B32 2UB, which links to the Hagley Road West and runs behind Hollybush Medical Centre and other shops.
A student has reported that at approximately 8am on Thursday 8 November 2018, a black car [Audi] stopped by the student, and a man got out and approached him. The man asked the student to get into the car to show him a location. The student refused and ran in the other direction to a public area. Description: black male, in his 20’s, 5’8” tall, light stubble on chin, shaved head and wearing a black hoodie. The man had a local accent.
Police have been notified.

23/10/18 alert: Bescot Road, Walsall
A student was walking to school along Bescot Road, Walsall, when a black SUV pulled up and a male got out of the car and asked her if she went to college or to Wood Green. The student tried to get past and the man tried to look at her ID badge and asked her what she studied. She said she had to go and called her friend. The man shouted after her and got in the car and then followed her to the motorway before driving off.
Description: Asian male, in his 20s, about six feet tall; and black male in the car in his 20s.
The police have been notified.

If you witness or suspect a crime is being committed you should always call 999.

You should call 101 to report crime and other concerns that do not require an emergency response. For example, if your car has been stolen, your property has been damaged, you suspect drug use or dealing in your neighbourhood.

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