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: