Ah, there are few sights more joyous in the modern world than that of a jumped-up little berk losing face by walking into a lamppost. And this 24-second clip - filmed in Dudley and newly released by West Midlands Police - has it all.

As you can see, the cocky youth is so busy making rude hand gestures at CCTV cameras that he strolls slap-bang into a post. Let's give him his due, though: he does make a quick recovery.

You know what this reminds us of? That's right - this...