A "large amount of equipment" has been seized from a Bolton business after concerns were aired that it was "not operating legally".

Police and Trading Standards officers were sent to the town centre premises on Wednesday evening.

And police said the business "was found to be operating illegally".

Fines were handed out and equipment was seized.

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A police spokesperson said: "Bolton South Neighbourhood team, working alongside trading standards officers, jointly attended a property in the town centre yesterday evening (Wednesday) after information suggested the business was not operating legally.

"As a result of the visit, the business was found to be operating illegally.

"Consequently, fines were issued and a large amount of equipment was seized from the premises."

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