POLICE in Halesowen have arrested a suspected shoplifter who was wanted for stealing goods worth more than £1.2k.

Officers took to twitter at 2.34am this morning (Wednesday) to share the good news.

They tweeted: "Halesowen officers have tonight arrested a suspect who was wanted for 6x shop theft totalling over £1,200, attempted burglary and recall to prison.

"Only the 3 hours late off work!! Now time for bed."