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.


Date: Monday 7 October 2019, between 8am and 8.30am
Location: Pearson Street, Cradley Heath
An unknown male follows the Year 12 student along Pearson Street, Cradley Heath, towards Old Hill Church, where she meets her cousin. When she reaches the church, the man then asks her the time, just as her cousin arrives, and both girls carry on walking. The man follows.
Both girls run around the church and the man continues to follow them. The girls enter a local shop, near Old Hill Primary School, and they wait in the shop for 5‑10 minutes before the shopkeeper informs them that the man has left and they are safe to continue to school.
Description: white male, average height, with dark hair and dark stubble, wearing a navy-blue coat with hood, black joggers and white trainers, and carrying a blue plastic carrier bag.
The police have been informed.

Date: Wednesday 18 September 2019
On Wednesday 18 September 2019, at approximately 11.50am, a man came into the Reception of The Westminster School asking for details of break times and home times. He said that his 21‑year‑old daughter was studying maths and English at the school and he asked to see her. [The school does not have any 21‑year‑old students.]
The man became aggressive and was escorted from the premises.
Description: tall white male, bald, in his late 40s, wearing a red coat and blue jeans.
Police have been informed.


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.

Please visit the official Police page on reporting a crime:

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