The BBC report:

The number of West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS) staff assaulted while working has fallen by 16% in a year.

A Freedom of Information (FOI) request found the number of recorded physical attacks on staff fell from 210 to 175 between April 2012 and March 2013.

The Unison union said it was concerned the figures were not accurate because not every attack was being reported.

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I am a journalist and author. I am a journalist at the UK edition of WIRED magazine. In 2015, my first book Freedom of Information: A Practical Guide for UK Journalists, was published. My second book Reed Hastings: Building Netflix, was published in March 2020. I created FOI Directory in 2012 and have maintained it in my spare time ever since.