Warning as violent burglars repeatedly target Black Country pensioners
Burglars targeted five elderly people in one day – threatening one 89-year-old man with a brick and leaving another victim suffering a suspected heart attack.
Walsall Council has extended its contract with home care providers which had been due to be re-tendered within weeks amid claims organisations were ready to walk away in a dispute over pay.
Dozens of elderly and vulnerable people are being put at “risk” by a crisis in Walsall’s home care system sparked by a dispute over pay, a leaked memo reveals.
A teenager has been arrested after a threat was made to stab a police officer in the Black Country.