THE moment an alleged "prolific" offender was arrested by police has been captured on a drone camera.

West Midlands Police shared an image of the arrest, which happened in Stourbridge, on their 'Eye in the Sky' Twitter page.

Officers said the suspected vehicle crime offender tried to escape via the rear of a house in the town.

The tweet said: "UNIT earlies Drone working with DY-NTF and Dogs in Stourbridge, prolific vehicle crime offender arrested after trying to make off out the rear of an address, officers directed in by Drone and detained by Dog officer. Log 1723 of 25/01/23 NS&SS."