POLICE 'busted' a gang of youths carrying cannabis and cocaine stash.

A group of youths was found with a 'large quantity' of cannabis and cocaine on Friday.

Police from Bolton's town centre team were out on patrol in Westhoughton for the week and made the 'disturbing and dangerous' discovering.

The police say they will continue to patrol the area.

In a Facebook post on GMP Bolton Central, officers said: "Bolton Town Centre this week have been on patrol In Westhoughton this week. On Friday 12th October a large quantity of cannabis and cocaine was seized from a group of youths. Not only is this disturbing but dangerous. Patrols will continue to patrol the area."