St Michael's
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Safeguarding Incidents

Tuesday 23 January 2018 at 5 pm: a man grabbed a Bristnall Hall Academy student by the shoulder. The student was in Parsons Hill, Oldbury, towards the Birmingham New Road. The man was described as a black male, wearing grey trouser bottoms and a black jacket. The police have been informed.

Monday 22 January 2018 at 4.50 pm: a student from Perryfields High School alighted from a bus on Faraday Avenue, Quinton when a male gestured to her a number of times for her to go to him: the student refused. She ran to a woman who she knew who was walking down the road. When the student looked back the man was hiding behind a wall. The man was described as a middle-aged black male, wearing black clothing and a black baseball cap with a black peak. The incident has been reported to the police. 

Thursday 18 January 2018 at 4.05 pm: two students from Ormiston Sandwell Community Academy reported that they were approached by a large white car on Lower City Road. The occupants of the car were beeping the horn, shouting and waving to try and call them over to the car. The men were described as black, early 30s and the driver was wearing a blue glove. The police have been informed.

Thursday 18 January 2018: three students from Bristnall Hall Academy reported seeing a bearded man acting strangely outside a shop in Brookfields Road. he was drinking beer and he tried to get one of the students to come over to him. The police have been informed.

Thursday 18 January 2018: a student from Holly Lodge Science College reported that he was walking to school when he was grabbed by the collar and pushed onto a car. The student did not see the assailant but noticed he wore a red jacket. The parents were informed and have notified the police.

Wednesday 17 January 2018 at 8.10 am: a group of five Year 7 students from Ormiston Sandwell Community Academy were followed by a man and a woman in a white van in Elm Terrace, Tividale. The students were followed on to Birch Crescent and Packwood Road where the van pulled up in front of them. The students crossed the road and carried on along Packwood Road. The van continued to follow them and pulled up again on the corner of Packwood Road. The students ran off on to Birmingham New Road. Description: male, in his 30’s, black hair and beard and a “stretcher” in his right ear.

Monday 15 January 2018 at 3.30 pm: a student from Q3 Academy Langley was chased by two boys. The student was chased down Bleakhouse Road, Oldbury until he reached Wolverhampton Road. Description: two black boys, medium height, around 14‑15 years old, wearing black hoodies with the hoods up and black trousers. Police have been informed. 

Wednesday 10 January 2018: a St Michael's student was walking to school when a white Land Rover pulled alongside the student and the driver beeped the horn twice. In the driving seat there a bald‑headed man, wearing a blue tracksuit, and a woman in the passenger seat. The woman signalled the student to go towards the car but the student walked away and the vehicle drove off. This incident has been reported to the police.

Wednesday 10 January 2017 at 4 pm: on Smethwick High Street, a seven-year-old girl was grabbed by a man. He approached her as she walked home with her sister and auntie. The man held the girl’s hand and pulled her towards him. Her sister and auntie intervened. The girl did not know the man.

Friday 5 January 2018: a secondary age student, whilst walking to school, was accosted by a man in the subway by “Big John’s” takeaway, Carters Green, West Bromwich. It was reported that a similar incident had occurred to another student the previous day. The police were made aware and a police presence was in the area on the evening of Friday 5 January 2018.