OFFICERS have returned a stolen car to its owner after it was stolen from Merry Hill Shopping Centre. 

Dudley Town Police tweeted about the incident on Friday morning (March 11). 

Officers on patrol spotted the cloned car and found it was recently stolen from Merry Hill after checks. 

The car had failed to stop for officers. 

Police have now confirmed the car was recovered and returned to the owner. 

Dudley Town Police tweeted: "On patrol we have located this cloned car. Checks revealed it was stolen from Merry hill recently and had also failed to stop for officers.

"It has now been recovered to be returned to the owner."