Lincolnshire Police have released footage of its drone guiding a force dog in to apprehend a suspected car thief.
On social media, the force published video along with accompanying text detailing the events.
The drone team tweeted: “After a burglary in Skegness last night a vehicle was stolen and rammed pursuing officers. It later crashed and the occupant ran off. Was located by thermal drone in total darkness trying to hide behind this tree trunk. Later chased and detained by @LincsPoliceK999 #teamwork”
An additional tweet said: “WATCH. From last night PD Boris and handler @LincsPoliceK999 being guided in to a suspect from a vehicle stolen in a burglary, then detain him when he breaks cover and runs. Great teamwork all round and one of our team’s very best results. #RightToolsForTheJob #PolicingWithPRIDE”
Watch the footage here: