Officers were involved in a car chase in the early hours of the morning.

In a tweet posted by GMP Traffic at 6.30am, a Corsa is said to have "made off" after seeing a patrol car on Bury Road in Breightmet shortly before 4am. 

Officers chased the vehicle offroad onto Dome Park before the driver abandoned the car and made off on foot.

He was detained following a foot chase, and arrested on suspicion of theft from a motor vehicle.

Officers also believe the man has been disqualified from driving three times, and that he was under the influence of drugs at the time of the incident.

The car was seized and the driver remains in police custody for questioning.