Birmingham & Black Country

Man accused of imprisoning mother

A West Midlands man has appeared in court accused of holding his mother at knifepoint inside her home.

Richard Hughes, 40, from Perry Hill Road in Oldbury, is charged with one count of false imprisonment.

It follows an incident on Perry Hill Road on Sunday. A 79-year-old woman suffered minor injuries.

Mr Hughes was remanded in custody at Warley magistrates and is due before Wolverhampton Crown Court on 7 June.

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