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Elderly Woman Held Hostage

A man's been arrested on suspicion of false imprisonment after an elderly woman was held hostage for more than 28 hours in Oldbury.

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Police arrest the son of elderly woman on suspicion of false imprisonment

"I can confirm this was a domestic incident, it was a mother and son. Mum, the elderly lady has been taken off to hospital - no significant injuries to mum at all she's just being checked out...

I'd like to thank the community and the residents for their patients and we're now going to carry out an investigation and we're going to get back to you later in the day when we've got more detail."

Assistant Chief Constable Sharon Rowe, West Midlands Police

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