Several stolen cars were returned to their owners last night by police.

The vehicles were found by the Farnworth & Kearsley Neighbourhood Policing Team after they responded to two calls.

Officers found a grey car in the area which was found to be stolen after checks were carried out. 

The owner was contacted and the vehicle was returned.

While police were checking out the location they also found a stolen white van from Wigan.

Earlier in the evening, the police responded to a call for a vehicle that had been completely dismantled, however officers managed to recover it.