A WANTED man who was hiding in a loft has been arrested.

The 25-year-old man was found in a property in Edward Street, Evesham at 1.15pm today (August 27).

He was the suspect of eight shoplifting offences from within the past 10 days.

He threatened violence and punched out roof tiles to use as missiles against officers.

PPT South West Mercia Police tweeted on August 27: “He had second thoughts when he had a taser pointed at him.

“One under arrest, no force used, no officers injured.”