Police try to save elderly woman being held at knife point in Oldbury

Police negotiators at scene of hostage situation in Oldbury
Police negotiators at scene of hostage situation in Oldbury Credit: ITV Central

Police negotiators are this morning still working to save an elderly woman who's being held hostage by a man armed with a knife.

Officers have been at the house in Sandwell in the West Midlands since yesterday morning.

The woman is believed to be in her 80s.

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