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Pedro came on to score. Credit: PA

Chelsea continued to rebuild their season as they eased past Walsall in the Capital One Cup.

Ramires, Loic Remy and Kenedy, on his full debut, put the visitors in control before Pedro's late strike secured a comfortable 4-1 win.

The competitive Saddlers pulled a goal back through James O'Connor before half-time but they could not cope with Chelsea's power as the holders cruised into the fourth round.

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Murder inquiry launched in Walsall after man and woman found dead in house

A man and a woman have been found dead at a house in Walsall.

It is believed the man, aged 32 and the woman, aged 29, died as a result of knife injuries. A weapon was recovered from the house, police say.

Man and woman found dead at house in Walsall Credit: ITV News Central

Police were called to an address in Hollemeadow Avenue in Blakenall at 3:50am.

Forensic investigators are currently examining the scene.

A 19-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

The house where their bodies were discovered Credit: ITV News Central


Public offered information in hunt for Lola

Police say they received a number of calls from the public with information following the disappearance of 13-month-old Lola Page, who has now been found.

Detective chief inspector Matt Markham from Force CID, said: "We are pleased to say that Lola is now returned to a place of safety and she is doing well.

“We want to thank the public for their assistance with this appeal. We received a number of calls from people with information, who were keen to help.”

Lola's mother, 18-year-old Stacey Ball and three other men have now been arrested in connection to the child's alleged kidnap in Walsall.

Mum and three men held as missing baby Lola found

Missing baby Lola Page has been found "safe and well" in Walsall.

Police have arrested four people in connection with the alleged kidnap, including the child's mother, 18-year-old Stacey Ball and another man, who were both found with the 13-month-old at an address in Willenhall, West Midlands.

18-year-old Stacey Ball and baby Lola Page before the child's disappearance Credit: West Midlands Police

Ms Ball is accused of kidnap, while the other man is accused of assisting an offender.

Shortly after, officers arrested two more men on suspicion of conspiracy to kidnap. All four are in custody and will be questioned later today.

Police describe missing Lola Page and mother

Police have released descriptions of missing baby Lola Page and her mother after the child was taken from her foster parents.

Lola is described by police as white with short straight blonde hair and was wearing a white cardigan and blue polka dot dress when she was taken.

Her mother Stacey Ball is described as white, of thin build and was wearing a long black wig, black leggings and a black and tan patterned dress when she left with her daughter.

Police search for mother and missing baby

Stacey Ball with her one-year-old baby daughter Lola Page, the day Ms Ball took her child during a supervised foster visit and disappeared Credit: West Midlands Police handout

A mother who took her one-year-old daughter from a foster family who were caring for the child is being sought over concerns for the baby's welfare.

West Midlands Police said they were concerned for missing child Lola Page after she was taken during a supervised visit in Willenhall in the West Midlands just before 1pm yesterday.

Mother Stacey Ball, 18, of Walsall Wood, is believed to have got into a dark-coloured car with her child which was then driven off, after leaving the address.

There have no sightings of either the child or Ms Ball since the pair went missing, police said.

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