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Police including armed officers have cordoned off a road in Coventry in a stand-off with a man in a house.

They were called to a home on Earlsdon Avenue North at about 00:20 GMT on Sunday to carry out a welfare check on the man and a child.

The man has refused to leave the house and West Midlands Police said the child is still thought to be inside.

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The road has been cordoned off by officers along with neighbouring Newcombe Road.

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