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Armed police arrest man in Willenhall after manhunt

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Image caption Officers previously said they were dealing with a "serious incident" and have since arrested a man on suspicion of vehicle theft

Armed police have arrested a man after shutting part of a town centre for a manhunt.

Officers were called to Walsall Street in Willenhall, in the West Midlands, at about 08:30 GMT following reports of a sighting of a wanted man.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of vehicle theft and a suspected stolen Range Rover has been recovered.

Police cordons have been lifted and officers "are keen to highlight that there is no threat to the public".

The identity of the man has yet to be confirmed.

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