A vehicle was seized by police in Farnworth yesterday after the driver abandoned the car.

Police say the driver of a Citroen Berlingo spotted police in Market Street, Farnworth yesterday afternoon.

The driver upon seeing the police abandoned the car in Queen Street and left the vehicle there.

Police discovered the driver held no insurance and therefore seized the car.

A GMP Traffic Tweet said: "The driver of the Citroen Berlingo sighted XT14 on Market Street Farnworth.

"Immediately made a good exit abandoning the vehicle on Queen Street. No insurance held=seized."