A DRIVER has been taken into custody for a string of offences.

Traffic officers spotted a black Volkswagen Golf driving down Deane Road on Saturday.

The car sped off and police eventually managed to stop it on Blackshaw Lane.

When the driver was confronted by officers, it became clear that he was wanted for breaching a court order.

To make matters more serious for him, he was disqualified from driving and had no insurance.

He also tested positive for cocaine and cannabis when given a drug test.

The car was seized.

To report a crime, call police on 101 or visit gmp.police.uk and click 'report'.