A PATIENT has been taken to hospital following an incident in Farnworth.

Several police vehicles and an ambulance were called to George Street at about 10.45pm last night.

Residents reported seeing a heavy police presence in the area.

A spokeswoman for the North West Ambulance Services (NWAS) said: "We were called to a private address in George Street shortly before 10.45pm.

"The police were in attendance. One ambulance attended.

"We have taken a patient to hospital."

The Bolton News has contacted Greater Manchester Police for further information.