Bolton North Fire were called to Union Road yesterday evening after they had reports that a group of youths were causing criminal damage.

Fire and Police attended an incident where a Smart car had been rolled down the embankment and then set alight.

Crews were at the scene for about an hour tackling the fire.

A spokesperson for Bolton North said: "We were called to Union Road in Tonge Moor yesterday evening at 9:15pm to reports of a group of youths causing criminal damage.

"Police are currently making enquiries to find out who the car belonged to."

The Greater Manchester Police have been contacted for more information.