A "PERSISTENT shoplifter" has been caught red handed by police in Kidderminster.

The man was caught by Kidderminster police yesterday (Tuesday August 2) after being caught with perfumes he had stolen from a store on Weavers Wharf.

Officers from the Kidderminster policing team said today (Wednesday August 3) that the man "has been charged and remanded for court."

They had tweeted earlier: "A persistent shoplifter is in custody after being caught red handed with fragrances he had stolen from a store on Weavers Wharf."