Police to use Section 60 Stop and Search powers

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We’ll be using s60 powers in #Sparkbrook until 2am tomorrow morning. These allow us to stop and search people without the need to show reasonable grounds.

For more on stop and search visit: http://ow.ly/8apZ30o06ri
Section 60 powers have been authorised in the Sparkbrook area of Birmingham after a 15-year-old boy was stabbed just before 3pm on Monday 20 January 2020.
The boy has been taken to hospital with serious injuries as enquiries into the circumstances surrounding the attack begin.
Anyone with information can contact us via Live Chat at west-midlands.police.uk between 8am and midnight, or call 101 anytime.
Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111. Please quote log number 1356 of 20 January.

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Anthony Wilkes (Police, Engagement & Consultation Officer, Partnerships Lloyd House)