Two men from Coventry have been handed life sentences for the brutal attack on Lee Brooks
Plot To Kidnap And Kill West Midlands Police Officer 'Not Terrorist Related'
West Midlands Police say they now don't believe there was a plot to kidnap and kill one of their officers.
The force recieved an anonymous tip off from a caller on Monday night, and they were told threats had been made to one of their officers in Birmingham.
As a result, officers were held back on duty and given a special security briefing, where they were told not to wear their uniform on their way to and from work as a precaution.
Last night (Wednesday) the force the circumstances behind the call is still being investigated but they do not think it was terrorist related nor is there any credible threat of a kidnap.
A 31-year-old man who was arrested has now been eliminated from their enquiries.
A man who repeatedly stamped on a woman's head during a brutal attack in a Birmingham car park shoving a dumped fridge-freezer on her as she lay injured on the floor has been jailed for 15 years.
For the first time, armed officers are on board train journeys across Birmingham.
Zahid Hussain found guilty of a terrorism offence after potentially lethal bomb making equipment was found at his home.
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