A MAN who was hiding on a rooftop was caught by police officers using a drone.

The wanted male was located and arrested after officers from Lancashire’s Tactical Operations Drone Team and Blackpool Police teamed up in pursuit of the man.

And when they went to apprehend the man, a second mystery accomplice was also arrested.

A police spokesman said: “Excellent teamwork this evening between TacOps Drone Team and @BlackpoolPolice.

“Our Rapid Deployment drone was utilised to successfully locate a wanted male hiding on a roof in Blackpool Town Centre and a mystery accomplice, who tried to pretend he wasn’t there.”