POLICE officers chased a man and a teenager in the snow after they were seen running from stolen cars this morning. 

Officers located the stolen cars on Lincoln Street, Haslingden at around 01.15am this morning.

Two males were seen running from the cars and officers made chase on foot, in the snow, and managed to detain the pair.

A Lancashire Police spokesman said: "A 20-year-old from Accrington and a 16-year-old from Haslingden have been arrested on suspicion of burglary and are currently in custody.

"The cars, a Mercedes and a BMW, had both been reported stolen from burglaries in Greater Manchester and have now been recovered.

"We are also looking for two further males, seen in the area at the time, that we would like to speak to in connection with the incident.

If you saw anything, or have any information, please contact police on 101 quoting log number 0058 of January 8th."