The white van was reported stolen from an address in Kingswinford by the owner, who followed the van and alerted the police.
Members of C Team from Brierley Hill Police station flooded the area with vehicles and after tracking the vehicle, engaged in a pursuit around the area.
After the driver of the vehicle was forced to stop, a foot chase then took place through gardens, before the suspect was eventually located and arrested.
The van has now been recovered and returned to the owner.
A spokesman for West Midlands Police said: "This van was reported stolen from Kingswinford.
"The owner followed it and C Team Brierley Hill flooded the area.
"We got behind it and following a pursuit, foot chase through gardens and game of hide and seek, we located and arrested a suspect.
"The van has now been recovered."