A MAN was allegedly assaulted and forced into the back of a car in Bolton this afternoon.

Police called at 12.35pm about the incident on Halliwell Road with reports of armed officers searching the area.

As police searched the scene, an 18-year-old man arrived at a police station with serious injuries. He is believed to be the victim.

A 22-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of kidnap, grievous bodily harm, possession with intent to supply class B drugs, and money laundering.

Enquiries are ongoing.

If you have any information call 0161 856 5757 quoting incident number 1,120 of February 23.

Details can be passed anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.