Police are appealing for information after a shotgun was stolen during a burglary in Kingswinford.
At sometime between 1.30pm and 9.00pm on Wednesday 20 January, burglars gained entry to a house on Ploverdale Crescent.
Amongst items stolen during the burglary, a Browning Super Sport 325 shotgun, similar to the one pictured, along with approximately 70 shotgun cartridges was also taken.
Thousands of pounds worth of jewellery and cash were also stolen during the raid along with iPads, a mobile phone and a games console.
Anyone who has information relating to the burglary or current location of the firearm is urged to contact Det Con Slym at Brierley Hill police station on 101.
Alternatively Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111.
An elderly man has been injured after defending himself when a burglar broke into his Kingswinford home at the weekend.
The 88-year-old had fallen asleep in a chair when the man forced his way through a bedroom window of the property in Marley Road just after midnight on 26 July.
After searching the room, the man moved to the living room where he disturbed the occupant who hit out at him with his walking stick.
Forensic experts have gone over the property for clues and house to house enquiries have been carried out.
Firefighters are still tackling a fire at a recycling centre in Kingswinford which saw 100 tonnes of rubbish set alight.
West Midlands Fire Service says six crews were dispatched to Oakham Environmental Waste and Recycling Centre, Oak Lane, last night.
The energy firm Npower have announced it is to close its office in Dudley where almost 300 people are employed.
The company said some staff would be relocated to other branches from the Kingswinford office: