A MAN has been arrested following a raid on a Stourport jewellers, which saw thousands of pounds worth of rings and earrings stolen.

A burglar targeted Mantons of Stourport in the high street in an overnight raid on Tuesday, January 8 and stole rings and earrings thought to be worth £10,000 in total.

The thief, who was caught on CCTV, smashed the front window with a hammer at around 1.30am and reached into the shop displays.

He cut his hand on the glass after, leaving behind blood.

He later returned to the front window at 4.30am and continued to reach into the shop to take the valuables.

At 1.40am on Wednesday morning (January 9), a 37-year-old man from Stourport was arrested on suspicion of burglary.

He remained in police custody on Wednesday afternoon.

At the time of the arrest, jewellery with an estimated value of £3,000 was recovered from the suspect's address and will be returned to the store.