A driver has been arrested on suspicion  of driving over the limit on a controlled substance.

It comes as Bolton South police were out on patrol in Farnworth when they pulled over a vehicle in Farnworth.

The man has since been taken to police custody whilst enquiries are carried out.

A spokesperson for Greater Manchester Police, Bolton South, said: “This weekend your local officers have been out patrolling when they have stopped a vehicle in the Farnworth area.

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“Whilst a search of the vehicle proved negative, the driver of the vehicle was found to be over the limit for a controlled substance and subsequently taken into police custody.”

Anyone with any concerns can call police on 101 or 999 in the event of emergency.

Alternatively, witnesses can call independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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