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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 try to save elderly woman being held at knife point 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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