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Three arrested after bus stolen in Coseley

Stolen bus Coseley Image copyright West Midlands Police
Image caption Police used a stinger device to bring a stolen bus to a halt in Coseley

Police used a stinger to bring a stolen bus to a halt after an early-morning chase.

Officers were alerted to the theft of the single-decker vehicle from a yard in Coseley on Wednesday evening.

The bus was spotted about 10 miles (16.09km) away driving on the A41 near Albrighton, in Shropshire, in the early hours of Thursday.

It was eventually stopped on Foundry Street in Coseley later that morning, a West Midlands Police spokesman said.

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Three men have been arrested and are still in custody.

Sgt Karn Sharma, from West Midlands Police, said there were "an unusual set of circumstances" surrounding the theft, adding officers were would welcome any information from witnesses.

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