A MAN has been arrested after a police car chase in Bolton.
Five police cars were spotted racing up Tonge Moor Road at about 6.30pm tonight in pursuit of a silver Astra van.
The 36-year-old man then abandoned the vehicle in Fountains Avenue, Tonge Moor, and fled on foot.
He was caught by police minutes later and has been held for questioning.
A police spokesman said: "A man has been arrested and is now being questioned.
"We cannot release details of his offences tonight."
The chase, which included a police helicopter, lasted about four minutes.