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FIVE people were arrested and over 60 vehicles were checked during a multi - agency exercise in Solihull.

FIVE people were arrested and over 60 vehicles were checked during a multi - agency exercise in Solihull.

Representatives from a number of agencies including West Midlands Police, the Fire and Rescue Service and Solihull Council took part in Operation Redtint at Sainsbury's car park in Shirley on Wednesday August 20.

Cabinet Member for Quality of Life and Neighbourhoods, Councillor Mrs Diana Holl-Allen said: "We want to make sure that Solihull and the rest of the West Midlands is a safe place to live, work and travel. These exercises are a great way to share skills and experiences, as well as disrupt criminal activity and gather intelligence which can be shared with other law enforcement agencies."

 

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