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.


12/2/2019 alert: Claypit Lane, West Bromwich
A group of students reported this morning that on Monday 11 February 2019, at approximately 3.05pm, they were approached by a male in a white car. He wound down his car window to talk to them but drove off when he saw them take out their phones to take a photo of his car registration plate.
Description: the man was described as of “Chinese origin”, approximately 28‑32 years old and wearing a blue coat.

11/2/2019 alert: Rounds Green Primary School
On Monday 11 February 2019, at approximately 5pm, a parent was collecting her children from the after school club when a man, who was at the end of the driveway, called to her and asked, “Why are you smiling? You are smiling too much”. The man went on to ask how many children she had. The parent walked back to the school and alerted staff. The man disappeared into a nearby car park.
School phoned the parent to check she was safe and as she waited at the bus stop, talking on the phone, the man walked past, turned, and headed back in the direction of the school.
Description: black male, aged between 30 and 35 years old, slim build and approximately 5’9” tall. He had a beard and was wearing a green hat, khaki jogging bottoms, black coat and carrying a black backpack.
The police have been notified.

22/1/19 alert: Regent Road, Tividale, Oldbury
It has been reported that a male, driving a white van, stopped outside the Nisa Shop on Regent Road and approached a Year 7 student from OSCA. He said, “come with me, I will take you home”. A Year 11 student intervened and told the man to go away. Description: Asian male, aged 30‑35
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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