Man arrested after bomb squad called to explosion in Walsall flat

Police have arrested a man after a "small explosion" at a flat in Bloxwich.

The explosion happened in Drake Road at 4am on Tuesday
The explosion happened in Drake Road at 4am on Tuesday

The blast happened in Drake Road at around 4am on Tuesday.

West Midlands Police say three people were treated for shock, but fortunately did not receive any further injuries.

A spokesperson said: "The 25-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of making an explosive and is currently in custody.

"The Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team are assessing the property to make sure everything is safe."

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