POLICE are investigating after a woman was found unconscious in a Bolton street.

Police and emergency services were called to Duke Street North at 8.10am after reports that a woman was lying on the ground outside unconscious.

She was taken to hospital where she is in an induced coma. It is not thought there were any suspicious circumstances or third party involvement.

Det Sgt Patrick Wood from Bolton police said: “We have launched an investigation to establish the circumstances leading up to this woman being found in the street."

Anyone with information can call Bolton police on 0161 8565619 Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.