Two West Midlands Police constables have been arrested this morning (14/02) by officers from the force’s counter corruption unit.

Five other men and one woman were also arrested in the early morning raids across the area.

The two officers, aged 47 and 35, who are based in Perry Barr, were arrested at their homes in the West Midlands. They were arrested in connection with conspiracy to commit misconduct in a public office, conspiracy to steal and to supply drugs.

Police also arrested a man, aged 42, and a woman, aged 36, from Derby, and a man, aged 28, from Alum Rock, in connection with conspiracy to commit misconduct in a public office, conspiracy to steal and to supply drugs.

Also arrested this morning in connection with conspiracy to commit misconduct in a public office was a man, aged 42, from Washwood Heath, a man, aged 27, from Alum Rock and a man, aged 25, from Aston

All  are being questioned at police stations across the West Midlands.