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Stourbridge man arrested over suspect package find

Specialist officers at the scene
Image caption Explosive ordnance disposal officers found the package was not explosive, police said

A man has been arrested after a suspicious package led to about 12 homes being evacuated in the West Midlands.

Several families spent Saturday night in emergency accommodation after a box containing a suspect device was found in Danford Close, Oldswinford.

Specialist officers found the package "to be non-explosive". A 100m (328ft) cordon was lifted earlier.

The man, 25 and from Stourbridge, remains in custody, police said.

He was arrested in Staffordshire. The package was found shortly before 13:00 BST on Saturday.

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