POLICE have found a car that was stolen last month.

The black Ford Fiesta was stolen from Bolton in early May.

It was seen driving through Atherton on Tuesday afternoon and was dumped in North Lane, Astley.

Traffic officers ran checks on the car and found that it was the stolen Fiesta on false plates.

GMP Traffic tweeted: "A Ford Fiesta stolen from @GMPBoltonNorth in early May 19.

"Vehicle seen in @GMPAtherton today and dumped in Astley (North Lane) this afternoon.

"Checks show it to be the stolen fiesta on false plates.

"Vehicle now recovered."