A MAN arrested and detained in Oldbury on suspicion of robbery is among suspects taken into custody this morning (Monday November 27) – police have said.

West Midlands Police announced that the force had 70 suspects in custody blocks this morning as officers investigate crimes including rape, burglary and robbery.

The force said a 28-year-old man had been taken into custody in Oldbury after he was arrested on suspicion of robbery.

A spokesperson added: “We’re questioning suspects for a number of other offences including robbery, shop theft, criminal damage and driving offences.”