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Two arrested after taking wrong turn in police car reported stolen

Two men travelling in an alleged stolen police car were arrested after taking a wrong turn in a Dudley dead end street.

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West Midlands Police posting on social media network 'X', formerly Twitter, said the unmarked cloned Mitsubishi belongs to the Metropolitan Police.

The driver and a passenger tried to flee the scene on foot, but were detained by traffic officers.

The car

The post states: "WMP Traffic (@Trafficwmp) on #RoadCrimeTeam in #Dudley spotted this cloned Mitsubishi. Driver got lost and drove into a cul-de-sac.

"Both occupants tried their luck. One detained immediately and the other found nearby.

"Mitsubishi was stolen from Metropolitan Police Service #TwoInCustody."

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