West Midlands Police (Traffic) have shared some body-worn camera footage of the moment when officers deployed stop sticks on a vehicle that was connected with reports of catalytic converter thefts.
Before signalling for the vehicle to stop and to prevent a pursuit, a police officer who was ahead of the car threw the stop sticks at precisely the right time.
Several police units were behind the vehicle, ready to jump into action after it had been confirmed that the stop sticks had been successful.
A few moments after being ‘stung’, officers activated their blue lights and the vehicle concerned came to a stop.
The driver was arrested with various tools in his possession that are used to remove catalytic converters.
Officers also found one of the converters in his car.
Watch the video below to see the body-worn camera footage of the incident.
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