Birds-eye pictures have been released showing the dramatic moment police seized a stolen car and arrested suspected vehicle thieves.

The images were taken in the early hours of this morning (Sunday) after a stolen car was seized in Solihull.

One image shows the scene as police utilised a thermal camera to assist the West Midland Police Dogs Team in making arrests.

Another picture shows several police cars surrounded the stolen vehicle.

West Midlands Police say all occupants of the vehicle were arrested.

Drone footage captured the moment police arrest suspected stolen car thieves in Solihull

Teams which worked together to make the arrest included traffic and motorway police cops, the dogs team and firearms unit.

It is not known how many occupants were arrested but police say all those detained are in custody.

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