A moped rider is due in court after failing to stop for police, say officers.

Police say after failing to stop the moped moutned the pavement, narrowly missing pedestrians.

The incident took place in Westhoughton.

Officers located the moped and seized the vehicle.

The rider will be attending court in due course.

This comes amid wider concerns of anti-social behaviour on the roads including speeding, stolen vehicles and drunk or drug driving.

Police encourage anyone concerned about these kind of crimes to call them on 101 or 999 in an emergency.

Or contact Crimestoppers here.