Police arrested a man on suspicion of drug driving after he led them on a chase last night.

Officers pursued a BMW from Halliwell into Bolton, where they found the car abandoned on Charles Street.

GMP Traffic posted a tweet at 12.21am to say the driver had been chased over the A666 on foot before being detained.

They said: "Car found on false plates. No insurance and driver failed drug test. Car seized."

The man was taken to Bury to be held.