Man has died after he was stopped by the public follwing a bag snatch in Oxley.
More Than 50 Sex Offenders Missing In West Midlands
New figures show there are 51 convicted sex offenders who are missing in the West Midlands.
A Freedom of Information request has revealed West Midlands Police have 39 registered sex offenders missing in their area, including one since 2006 and nine between 2010 and 2012.
Six of those have disappeared in the first three months of this year.
West Mercia Police say they have six missing and the Warwickshire force also reported six.
It's thought many have moved house and not told officers of their new addresses, which is against the law.
The NSPCC has called the figures ``alarming'' and said its own research had found there was just one police staff member responsible for every 50 registered sex offenders.
The charity says there are around 900 police officers and non-uniformed staff responsible for managing more than 46,000 registered sex offenders across the country.
A Sandwell teenager has been jailed for life for killing a man and injuring another following a dispute over a stolen television.
A former Birmingham police officer has been found guilty of 40 sex offences against children as young as 8, despite two previous failed investigations into his abuse.
Police have found hammers, replica guns and knives as they search parks and outside flats in the West Midlands.
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